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Who is the flower girl in Pygmalion?


What is your impression about the flower girl?

She is not at all an attractive person. She is perhaps eighteen, hardly older. She wears a little sailor hat of black straw that has long been exposed to the dust and soot of London and has seldom if ever been brished. Her hair needs washing rather badly; its mousy color can hardly be natural.

What characteristics of Higgins are revealed through his comments to the flower girl?

Higgins is rude and inconsiderate of others. He does treat everyone the same though except for his mother and Pickering. What does this scene tell us about Higgins’ manners and sociability?

What does the flower girl mean when she cries My character is the same to me as any lady’s?

What does the flower girl mean when she cries, “My character is the same to me as any lady’s”? She is a good person that cares about her reputation and she cares about having a good character even though she is poor. Speaking the English language comes down to the education a person gets.

Who says the difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves but how she’s treated?

Quote by George Bernard Shaw: “The difference between a lady and a flower girl…”

Why does the bystander tell the flower girl to be careful?

he tells her to be careful, because he believes their is a copper’s nark (note taker) taking notes and he believes she could get in trouble for taking money and not giving anything to him in return (looks like paying for prostitution?).

Why does the mother give the flower girl money?

The Mother offers the Flower Girl money after Freddy bumps into her and knocks her flowers down. So the flower girl will tell the Mother how she knows Freddy, her son.

Why does the mother become interested in the flower girl?

Why does the mother become interested in the flower girl? The mother becomes interested in the flower girl because she is curious how the flower girl knows her son’s name. The flower girl becomes alarmed because she suspects a man being a cop and is trying to get her arrested.

Why does the mother ask the flower girl how she knows her son’s name?

Eliza answers offhandedly that Freddy or Charlie, it’s all the same to her. She was merely trying “to be pleasant.” Therefore, the mother’s motivation is to repay Eliza for the damaged flowers and then after to question the flower girl as to how she may know her son’s name.

What does the flower girl ask the mother to do?

When to Propose to Your Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Brides and grooms should ask the parents of their desired flower girl and ring bearer to be a part of the wedding along with the rest of the party to give them as much notice as possible–never just assume they know or will joyously accept the honor!

Which line best shows that the flower girl is not intimidated by Mr Higgins?

Answer: The line that best shows that the flower girl is not intimidated by Mr. Higgins is don’t you be so saucy.

What does Freddy think Eliza is speaking?

What does Freddy think Eliza is speaking when he meets her at Mrs. Higgins’ at-home? The phrase “They’re all idiots.” summarizes which characters essential attitude towards women?

Why is Mrs Higgins upset with her son?

Summary and Analysis Act III. This act opens in Mrs. Higgins’ drawing room on the day that she is receiving guests. She is frustrated and upset to find that her son has paid a call on her during her “at-home day.” He promised her never to come when she had company because he and his manners always offend her guests.

What does Eliza throw at Higgins?

Her pride is wounded, because Higgins never thanks her for anything and Higgins is offended by Eliza, because she throws his slippers into his face and says that in Higgins eyes she would be just one of the girls he and Pickering pick up to experiment on.

Does Eliza end up with Higgins?

Because after all her proclamations that she can “stand on her own,” Eliza comes back to Higgins. It’s an ending with the same ashy taste as the ending of Grease, because it seems incongruous: Eliza has no business being with Higgins, and it’s clear she’s independent-minded enough to know it.

Why does Eliza throw slippers at Higgins after the ambassador’s garden party?

Why did Eliza throw Higgins slippers at him? Higgins and Pickering had just carried on a whole conversation as if she weren’t in the room. They were rude and inconsiderate and treated her unfeelingly. When he comes back looking for his slippers , she throws them at him in her anger.

What does Eliza say made all the difference in her becoming a lady?

What does Eliza say made all the difference in her becoming a lady? Higgins ignoring her. Wearing the fancy dresses.

Why will Eliza not marry Higgins in Pygmalion?

Sequel Notes from Pygmalion Shaw insists that Eliza will not marry Higgins because, as an attractive young women, she does not feel pressure to marry someone and though Higgins could support her he is domineering and insensitive. Shaw explains that it is common for strong people look for weaker partners.