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Adapted from Pygmalion, Act II by George Bernard Shaw [1] 11 a.m. HIGGINS's laboratory in Wimpole Street. In the corner stands a writing-table, on which are a phonograph, a row of tiny organ pipes with a bellows, tuning-forks of different sizes, a life-size image of half a human head, showing in section the vocal organs, and a box containing a supply of wax cylinders for the phonograph. [2] Further down the room is a fireplace with a comfortable leather easy-chair at the side of the hearth nearest the door. [3] On the other side of the central
door is a grand piano. On the piano is a dessert dish heaped with fruit and chocolates. [4] PICKERING is seated at the table, putting down some cards and a tuning-fork which he has been using. HIGGINS is standing near him, closing two or three file drawers which are hanging out. He appears in the morning light as a robust, vital sort of man of forty or thereabouts, dressed in a professional-looking black frock-coat with a white linen collar and black silk tie. How does the setting support the theme of the drama? A. The masculine furnishings support the theme of male dominance. B. The attractive surroundings support the theme of the importance of inner beauty. C. The room filled with modern machines and nice furniture supports the theme of wealth versus poverty. D. The scientific and technical equipment in the laboratory supports the theme of status quo versus transformation.
Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw. The setting support the theme of the drama in that: The scientific and technical equipment in the laboratory supports the theme of status quo versus transformation.
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Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw. The setting support the theme of the drama in that: The scientific and technical equipment in the laboratory supports the theme of status quo versus transformation.
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