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    A Fair Lady

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    A Fair Lady, worthy of Pygmalion Consider this possibility: a romantic comedy with no nudity, no sex, and no kissing. In fact, there aren't even any declarations of love. The closest the female character comes to admitting her feelings is saying that she could have danced all night with the man; the closest he gets is remarking that he's grown accustomed to her face. Could such a project lift off the pad in today's climate? Almost certainly not - no studio would green light the film without

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    Pygmalion My Fair Lady

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    Pygmalion & My Fair Lady The play Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, the musical, are the same story. The only major difference between the two, is that My Fair Lady has songs added to the dialogue. I believe the musical version is more enjoyable because the music adds more feeling to the story. The opening scene is after an opera. The higher class people spill out into the streets. It is here that Eliza is selling her flowers. Eliza is a poor girl with a very thick accent. She is a respectable girl, which

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    Comparing Pygmalion and My Fair Lady

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    Comparing Pygmalion and My Fair Lady Through the years, countless film directors have adapted and recreated various novels and plays to make them ideal for the big-screen. In many cases, directors strive to keep their screenplay adaptations true to the original literature; however, viewers often find contrasts in certain areas of the film. George Bernard Shaw, author of the play Pygmalion, who had passed away prior to the production of My Fair Lady in 1964, therefore, he could not assist in

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    passing her off as a duchess at the royal ball. Pygmalion was later adapted into the film, My Fair Lady in 1964, and although there are many differences between the two, the play delivers Shaw’s central message of social criticism, which is not to interfere within other social classes and not to meddle in society, more effectively than the movie. There are many distinctions between Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, which helps the play deliver Shaw’s message, which is not to intrude in other social classes

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    beauty and fairness. "All the pictures fairest lined are but black to Rosalind. Let no face be kept in mind but the fair of Rosalind."1 Phebe, another female character in this play, had a crush on Rosalind when she was disguised as Ganymede, a young boy in the forest. Obviously, this love was merely physical; Phebe was just attracted to Rosalind's good looks. Beatrice is also a fair lady. Men were attracted to her, including Don Pedro, the prince of Arragon, who asked for her hand in marriage. Benedick

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    Death Wins Again

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    Emily Dickinson’s “Death is a supple Suitor,” speaks of Death, as if it is an innocent, gentle caller who seeks to win the attention of his fair lady. Dickinson metaphorically tells a story of Death’s win over the one he is pursuing by contrasting the processes of courting, as a gentleman would do, and dying, as Death would occur. Dickinson incorporates many details, which will be discussed, and presents us with two sides of the running metaphor, which speaks of Death as a suitor, and also as the

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    The Role Of Women in Othello In Shakespeare's Othello, as in most writings of his time, women are viewed as trophies or objects to capture the attention of men. I do not doubt that these men do love their wives, but the love, respect and admiration for their women is much different that of our time. It seems modern women are much more capable of having what could be known as an "equal opportunity" marriage. In the days of sacred virginity, and honesty of one's word, well off women such as Desdemona

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    experience. Never in my life had I used a British accent or a Cockney, now that I think of it. It was really hard for me to get that all down. Chris really did his job by pounding it away into our brains with all the packets and tapes. I had to watch “My Fair Lady” to get that wonderful Cockney down. Dialect work was the topic of our second rehearsal with little comments throughout the production. Oh what a lovely set we had! With some measurements that were missing or wrong. All Hail Jim! I really enjoyed

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    "My Fair Lady" is a Broadway musical Written by Alan Jay Lerner who was also the Lyricist and was Composed by Fredrick Loewe. It opened on Broadway in 1956, it ran on Broadway for 6 years and has had many Revivals. The Musical is based on a play written by Bernard Shaw known as "Pygmalion" and opened in 1913 and had many Adaptations, one being "My Fair Lady" which Shaw did not want to be created. The original play itself was based off a Greek mythology figure Pygmalion who was in love with his statues

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    When present in the unconscious, an archetype shapes thoughts, feelings, moods, speech, and actions. The ‘prostitute with a heart of gold’ originated in early Greek mythology as the story of Pygmalion. Next, a more modern version called My Fair Lady was written and performed in the 1950’s. Then in the 1980’s the movie Pretty Woman came out, which has the same story line as the other two, although it is a lot more modernized and the theme of a ‘prostitute with a heart of gold’ is much more

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