Pygmalion - Act 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3 Summary

It is just before evening and a lady, who is over sixty, is writing in her fashionably and comfortably decorated room. This room is in direct contrast in furnishings and design to her son's, Professor Higgins. The son bursts into the room, much to his mother's anger. She has asked Henry not to come on her at-home days when she entertains other ladies because he offends her visitors.

Henry broaches the subject of Liza with his mother, and Mrs. Higgins hopes it is finally a love interest for her son, especially a young love interest. She admonishes him for not falling in love with anyone under forty-five, but he explains that he only finds women like his mother lovable. Henry has brought Liza to his mother's gathering to try out Liza's new language skills with her friends. The visitors arrive and there is no time for Henry...

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