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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(9); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020902.

Eliza’S Pilgrimage- from Mythology to Realty


Mengdie Hu

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Mengdie Hu

Nanjing Tech University Pujiang Institute, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 211200, China


This article, through the analysis of the actor Professor Henry Higgins, tries to point out that by parodying the plot of the mythology “Pygmalion”, George Bernard Shaw weaves his own classical drama of the same name. At the same time, this article makes analysis of the actress, Eliza Doolittle. Through her pilgrimage, Shaw’s drama surpasses the ancient Greek mythology, and comes to reality.


Pygmalion, Parody, Mythology, Reality

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Mengdie Hu. Eliza’S Pilgrimage- from Mythology to Realty. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 9: 6-9. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020902.


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