Pygmalion Essay | Modern Education Based on Pygmalion

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Modern Education Based on Pygmalion

Summary: Essay discusses the aspect of modern education in Pygmalion.
The world has come a long way since the time period this play takes place in, many advancements have taken place and education has changed vastly. In this play, Henry Higgins draws his power and control over his student, Eliza Doolittle, because he is an educated male, and she is an uneducated female. Eliza is controlled and very poorly treated by Higgins during her time as his student, treatment that, in most cases, would not happen or be tolerated in today's education system. Eliza uses this newly gained power of knowledge to change social classes, and even supercede her teacher, Henry Higgins. This is the goal of modern education as well, but applied differently. The hope of modern education is that each new generation of students will have more knowledge than the previous generation.

Henry Higgins is an expert in the field of speech and...

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