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Select all that apply. What does the following description tell us about Liza? Eliza smiles for the first time; expresses her feelings by a wild pantomime in which an imitation of Higgins's exit
is confused with her own triumph; and finally goes down on her knees on the hearthrug to look for the ring. She is pleased with herself for making Higgins lose his temper because she knows she hurt him. She is terrified that Higgins will hit her if she doesn't find the ring. Her sense of honor overrides Higgins's attempts to tempt her with wild promises. She ultimately cares for Higgins very much. She only wants the ring for its cash value. Question #5TextMultipleChoice Score: EuripidesPlautusSophoclesAristophanesAeschylusSenecaTerence was the least popular of the great Greek playwrights during his lifetime. Question #6MultipleChoice Score: How does Higgins respond when Liza says the following? "Aha! Now I know how to deal with you. What a fool I was not to think of it before! You can't take away the knowledge you gave me. You said I had a finer ear than you. And I can be civil and kind to people, which is more than you can. Aha! That's done you, Henry Higgins, it has. Now I don't care that [snapping her fingers] for your bullying and your big talk. I'll advertize it in the papers that your duchess is only a flower girl that you taught, and that she'll teach anybody to be a duchess just the same in six months for a thousand guineas. Oh, when I think of myself crawling under your feet and being trampled on and called names, when all the time I had only to lift up my finger to be as good as you, I could just kick myself." He almost hits her.He is so angry he stumbles and falls.He is impressed and likes her more.He is unmoved. Question #7MultipleChoice Score: What does "new small talk" mean in Pygmalion? common conversation such as weather and healththe cool new slang that the young people usethe dialect of the lowest classesthe dialect of the highest classes Question #8MultipleChoice Score: Read the following excerpt and determine the best meaning for didactic. ... I wish to boast that Pygmalion has been an extremely successful play all over Europe and North America as well as at home. It is so intensely and deliberately didactic, and its subject is esteemed so dry, that I delight in throwing it at the heads of the wiseacres who repeat the parrot cry that art should never be didactic. It goes to prove my contention that art should never be anything else. ... frivolousinstructivetragicboring Question #9MultipleChoice Score: When is Higgins's "Galatea" finally given "life"? when Venus wakes herwhen she falls in love with Higginswhen she passes at the garden partywhen she stands up to Higgins Question #10TextMultipleChoice Score: SenecaEuripidesAristophanesSophoclesPlautusTerenceAeschylus had involved plots and emphasized internal struggles. Question #11TextMultipleChoice Score: EuripidesPlautusSenecaAristophanesTerenceAeschylusSophocles was the more sophisticated of the Roman writers of comedy. Question #12MultipleChoice Score: What is the most important function of the rainstorm at the beginning of the play? to create a believable space for Liza and Higgins to meetto provide a way for Higgins and Pickering to be able to meetto foreshadow the importance of the Hill's later rolesto comically portray Higgins as cop Question #13MultipleChoice Score: Who says the following and why? I ask you, what am I? I'm one of the undeserving poor: that's what I am. ... But my needs is as great as the most deserving widow's that ever got money out of six different charities in one week for the death of the same husband. I don't need less than a deserving man: I need more. I don't eat less hearty than him; and I drink a lot more. I want a bit of amusement, cause I'm a thinking man... I ain't pretending to be deserving. I'm undeserving; and I mean to go on being undeserving. Liza is trying to convince Pickering to buy some flowers.Doolittle is trying to get five pounds out of Higgins.Higgins is relating Doolittle's philosophy to Pickering.Doolittle is trying to get rid of his new riches. Question #14MultipleChoice Score: According to Liza, what is the difference between a lady and a flower girl? how she dresseshow she speakshow she treats peoplehow she is treated Question #15Paragraph Score: In what ways does Shaw's play depart from the meaning of the Pygmalion myth? Answer in at least four complete sentences. Rich Text EditorEditor toolbars Press ALT 0 for help Upload Answer File Max File Size : 10MB Accepted File Type : csv,doc,pdf,xls,xlsx,docx,jpeg,jpg,ppt,pptx,txt,rtf,mdb,accdb,pub,odf,odt,ods,odp File Actions No File UploadDelete Uploaded files will not be scored by WRITER. Question #16MultipleChoice Score: Whom does the following describe? "A woman who utters such depressing and disgusting sounds has no right to be anywhere—no right to live. Remember that you are a human being with a soul and the divine gift of articulate speech: that your native language is the language of Shakespeare and Milton and The Bible; and don't sit there crooning like a bilious pigeon." Mrs. HillMrs. DoolittleLizaClara Question #17MultipleChoice Score: Whom does the following describe? THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER. Yes: tell HIM where he come from if you want to go fortune-telling. THE NOTE TAKER. Cheltenham, Harrow, Cambridge, and India. HigginsPickeringFreddy Question #18TextMultipleChoice Score: English drama began as court dramareligious ceremonycoliseum eventspublic spectacle. Question #19MultipleChoice Score: Words that may have several meanings in a humorous situation are _____. metaphorssimilespuns Question #20MultipleChoice Score: What is the climax of Pygmalion? when Liza comes to Wimpole Street for lessonswhen Liza confronts Higgins about her futurewhen Higgins accepts Liza's offer for lessonswhen Liza wins the bet for Higgins at the party Question #21TextMultipleChoice Score: AeschylusAristophanesSenecaPlautusEuripidesTerenceSophocles wrote tragedies in Rome. Question #22MultipleChoice Score: Who says the following and why? "Oh, I can't be bothered with young women. My idea of a loveable woman is something as like you as possible. I shall never get into the way of seriously liking young women: some habits lie too deep to be changed. . . . Besides, they're all idiots." Higgins is telling his mother why he is not dating anyone.Pickering is explaining why he has chosen to remain a bachelor.Doolittle is justifying his marriage.Mrs. Higgins is explaining why she does not want to be part of Higgins's plan.Mrs. Pearce is explaining why she does not like Liza. Question #23MultipleChoice Score: Whom does the following describe? treats a duchess like a flower girl. PickeringDoolittleLizaHigginsClara Question #24TextMultipleChoice Score: AeschylusPlautusSenecaAristophanesEuripidesTerenceSophocles openly ridiculed Greek gods in his comedies. Question #25MultipleChoice Score: Whom does the following describe? The daughter has acquired a gay air of being very much at home in society: the bravado of genteel poverty. Mrs. HigginsMrs. HillLizaClara Question #26MultipleChoice Score: How does the Pygmalion myth end? Pygmalion drives himself insane by loving a statue.Venus gives Galatea life, and Pygmalion lives happily ever after.Venus gives Galatea life, but she does not like Pygmalion and leaves him.Venus gives Galatea life, but since she is not really a person, she has no personality, and Pygmalion cannot love her. Question #27MultipleChoice Score: According to the class structure at the time, who is the "true gentleman" in this play? HigginsFreddyDoolittlePickering Question #28MultipleSelect Score: Select all that apply. Which of the following characteristics do Higgins and Pygmalion have in common? Neither initially has any interest in marriage.Both are obsessed with perfect beauty.Both are obsessed with their "arts."Both openly declare their love for their "finished products."Both are very controlling. Question #29TextMultipleChoice Score: SenecaAristophanesSophoclesTerencePlautusEuripidesAeschylus was a freed Roman slave. Question #30Matching Score: Match the description to the term. 1. when the audience knows what the characters do not know tragedy 2. a play dealing with a serious subject epilogue 3. plot structure catharsis 4. a literary work imitating the style of another parody 5. the highest point of rising action pyramid-shaped 6. the introduction to a play prologue 7. the ending of a play dramatic irony 8. cleansing of emotions climax
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