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Pygmalion: Writing to a character as a if character in the play

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Pygmalion written assignment Imaginary Letter written by Mrs. Higgins to her sister Amelia. Complete the letter, being true to both Mrs. Higgins's made expressions, her psychology, and the events in Act 3 of Pygmalion. My dearest Amelia, I was delighted and amused to read your news about Charles's adventures in Matabeleland. I must admit, though, that I have been a wholehearted supporter of the "colonial venture", as that awful Mr. Chamberlain called it, and always felt that that Cecil Rhodes was a dreadful upstart, but I do believe that Charles's involvement in that country can only be for the good: he's such a good-hearted and idealistic young man. I sometimes wonder, however, about my own son. Henry is, I will frankly admit, the despair of my life: still unmarried at 42, still behaving on all almost all occasions like a bull in a china shop, and still foolishly obsessed with that incomprehensible phonetics of his. Sometimes I have wondered if he is in fact my own son or something out of a play - and the matter was almost resolved last Wednesday when I saw Mr. Barrie's latest offering, a fantasy for children called "Peter Pan". ...read more.


I constantly had to remind him of his manners in front of my guests. Immature comments coming from Henry made the comparison of sophistication between him and the Eynsford-hills very clear to me. If you had been there, Amelia, you would've remarked that the Eynsford-hill ladies were the image of an elegant swan whilst Henry portrayed an unkempt duck. It was as if I was to keep the situation peaceful, similar to the pond that let the swan and duck co-exist without difficulty. Do you recall Henrys inconvenient mannerisms? Soon enough the parlor maid introduced Ms. Doolittle, Henrys flower girl, who came in looking remarkably unaware but oh! How beautiful she was. Exquisitely dressed she walked over to me with grace and presented herself. Letting a stranger Henry met off the street into my at-home, that I am proud of, made me feel hesitant, but as soon as I met Ms. Doolittle I was relieved and somewhat drawn to her. After she had introduced herself to everyone a silence arose. To get rid of this uncomfortable situation I asked her about the weather. ...read more.


He asked me if she was presentable which evidently she is not. I do hope she progresses more before she has to take on more situations like these. I am also concerned that if she is to represent Henry's work in Phonetics, his reputation might fall apart. Unfortunately I don't believe there is anything Henry can do to fix her talk. All I know is that it would not be proper for her to attend a garden party at this stage. Pickering and Henry hadn't thought of what to do with the girl once they have passed her off as a Lady. Where is she to go? How can she return to what she was before after such an experience as this? I feel sorry for Pickering who has to live with Henry and is getting influenced by Henrys behavior. Oh Men! Men! Men!! They should have thought about this more before evoking in such a task. Eventually I got rather impatient with their remarks and returned to my writing table. How troublesome, how very troublesome indeed. I do hope you are in good health and I am waiting for your reply. Sincerely, Mrs. Elizabeth Higgins ...read more.

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