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Happy Eliza Doolittle Day! (Original Post) Mme. Defarge May 2023 OP
Awesome! sdfernando May 2023 #1
Thank you. Tea and crumpets later. niyad May 2023 #2
it is saturday, I plan to DO as LITTLE as possible dembotoz May 2023 #3
Great show, but it ended in a way Shaw never intended Wednesdays May 2023 #4
I always thought the ending to MFL was "off", glad to know my suspicion was right. Axelrods_Typewriter May 2023 #5
Read it here: Wednesdays May 2023 #6


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4. Great show, but it ended in a way Shaw never intended
Sat May 20, 2023, 12:17 PM
May 2023

George Bernard Shaw had a dim view of supercilious people like Henry Higgins, and he never intended for Eliza Doolittle to hook up with him. In fact, Shaw wrote a kind of sequel to Pygmalian in 1916 describing how Eliza ended up marrying Freddy and opening a flower shop in London near where she was originally found selling flowers on the street.

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