Honors English 10 - Pygmalion - Quiz - Acts 4 & 5 study guide by gchristenson19 What can we infer about Higgins based on his relationship with Eliza?. Perfect prep for Pygmalion quizzes and tests you might have in school. How does Eliza Doolittle dress herself up when she visits Higgins to ask to take speech. Pygmalion ends with a bang, not a whimper. Here's what goes down: Henry and Eliza have a huge fight. Eliza's already made Higgins plenty angry by leaving.
Pearce, Pickering and Mrs. Higgins help Eliza get a better life? What does she achieve by herself? Why does Eliza address Pickering nicely while ignoring Higgins?
Pickering paid for her dress. Higgins asks her to go home with them. She wants Pickering to call her Ms.
Where do Pickering and Mrs 4. Where do Pickering and Mrs. Higgins show their lack of trust in or support of Eliza in Act 5? Choose the wrong one Mrs. Doolittle can provide for Eliza. Choose the wrong one She asserts herself and knows how to infuriate Higgins She knows better than to marry Higgins She continues to receive education in handwriting to improve her business.
She finally believes that she has talent for business."Just You Wait" - Amy Walker as Eliza Doolittle
She is limited in receiving education. We cannot insists on a certain identity unless we are recognized as such by others, or through some rituals. Higgins the first thing in the morning. Any interesting plot reversals? How does the fight between them end in Act IV? What does Eliza want and can Higgins come to terms with her?
What do they each care about? Where are the turning points in their dialogue? Are there signs of affection?
- Pygmalion Act III (Part 2) & Act IV: Quiz & Class Discussion
The party — purgatory. Defends their treatment of her 3. Running a florist shop Pickering will set up one for you. I won it All this irritation is purely subjective. Signs of affection — but of what kind? Please will you tell me what belongs to me and what doesn't?
Pygmalion: Act V & Postscript Quiz & Class Discussion
There are, should be, human concerns in whatever professional legal, scientific, or business pursuit. What does she want? Human Concerns; Higgins vs. Use only a few signs to symbolize the time and setting. Research and design costumes that would be appropriate for your characters in their times. Consider financial factors, too, so you can make do with some less expensive alternatives.
What does it say about Mr. Higgins and the issue of morality and class in Victorian society? Do you agree with him that taking the money and being intimidated by middle- class morality is the only choice he has? How is he a contrast to Eliza?
Where are the turning points and are there traces of his affection for her? What kind of affection is it? He is clearly anxious to hear more and to accompany Miss Doolittle home, but Eliza, noticing Higgins' "Ahems," announces that she must go, that she must catch a taxi.
Eynsford-Hill sighs, "Well, I really can't get used to the new ways. Eynsford-Hill continues to expound on the younger generation's way of talking, and her daughter Clara maintains that it is really quite up-to-date to talk in such a manner. Higgins mischievously encourages the young lady to try out some of the new slang on some of her mother's friends.
After the Eynsford-Hills leave, Higgins is exhilarated about Eliza's performance, but his mother points out that Eliza is not yet presentable — that is, Eliza is merely a "triumph of your art and of her dressmaker's," but that she reveals her social origins in every sentence that she speaks.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ELIZA AND HIGGINS
Part of the trouble, she says, is that Eliza is adopting Henry's mode of speech, a mode which is acceptable on a canal barge, but one which is not proper for a garden party.
Higgins then inquires into the nature of the household arrangement, or more specifically, where does Eliza live? Higgins bluntly and openly confesses, "With us, of course. Higgins then points out to the two men a problem that neither of them has considered: They are giving Eliza "the manners and habits that disqualify a fine lady from earning her own living without giving her a fine lady's income.
Higgins is assured by both men that there is nothing to worry about; they will do whatever is right by her. After all, Eliza is such a mimic that she keeps them constantly laughing by her imitations of other people's accents and affectations.
As her son and his friend leave, Mrs. Higgins returns impatiently and angrily to her work at her writing table, but she cannot concentrate. Analysis Between Act II and Act III, an undisclosed amount of time has elapsed, enough time to allow Eliza to master some of the basics of pronunciation but not enough time for her to master proper subject matter or the theme of discussion.
When she appears at Mrs. Higgins', there is an obvious contrast. No longer is she the flighty Eliza of the first two acts; now, she is the reserved Eliza; she is "exquisitely dressed," and she "produces an impression of such remarkable distinction and beauty" that everyone is quite taken aback.
Pygmalion: Act V & Postscript Quiz & Class Discussion - ppt video online download
The contrast on stage has to be tremendous or else the Eynsford-Hills would recognize her as the flower girl from the encounter in the first act. Accordingly, we, the audience, are delighted that they are so inept that they do not recognize her. The new Eliza seemingly fits in well in these new contrasting surroundings; that is, Mrs.
Higgins' drawing room is described as being very formal with exquisitely refined furniture of the Chippendale style, furnished with excellent oil paintings and other art objects.
Thus, the artificial formality of Eliza's speech blends well with the stiff formality of the highly decorative setting. Following through with the Pygmalion legend, this act shows us Pygmalion's work of art — his Galatea of mythology — emerging in the figure of Eliza.