Pygmalion - Study Guide Act 5 Summary & Analysis

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The setting shifts to Mrs. Higgins's home once more. Her maid announces that the professor and Colonel Pickering are there. The men are calling the police. Henry's mother tells the maid to tell Liza to stay upstairs until summoned.

Henry is distraught and tells his mother that Liza did not sleep in her bed last night. She returned early this morning, unbeknownst to him, to get her belongings, and Henry is angry that Mrs. Pearce did not tell him. Henry confesses he does not know his appointments without Liza, and Pickering enters to discuss the conversation with the police. Mrs. Higgins tries to imply that this is not a police matter. She tells them that they are treating Liza as if she were a thief or a lost article.

It is during their conversation that the maid enters to introduce Mr. Doolittle. Based on his appearance, the...

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