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Pygmalion

Cognotes offers in-depth help with George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion

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Essay Questions

1. How does Shaw's writing style influence the story and how it's told?

2. How do Shaw's developments of the characters tell about the theme of social classes as a whole? Explain in an essay.

3. Consider the way Higgins transformed Eliza in the story. How difficult was it for him to "make her a duchess"? What future do you think Eliza will have after the six months are over? In an essay, describe the way Eliza has changed and explain her possible options and outcomes in the future.