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During the time of the play Pygmalion classes in England were seemingly artificial It is shown very well in Act III during one of Mrs Higginss at-home days the differences between classes Mrs and Miss Eynsford Hill claim to be of the upper class and they act as if they are in the upper class to try and impress Henry Higgins during this scene Eliza Doolittle is being tutored by Henry Higgins a professor of phonetics to speak clearly and correctly to change from her old flower girl way to a lady of class Having not been eduacated fairly well and not having learned this new language quite well a remark from Freddy Eynford Hill sends her back into her old ways At the being of the conversation in Act III Eliza is speaking with pedantic correctness of pronunciation and great beauty of tone How do you do Mrs Higginsshe gasps slightly in making sure of the H in Higgins Eliza starts to go off and loses control of her emotions later on during the conversation when she misconstrues the remark of Freddy Eynsford Hill She starts to get like her old flower girl self and gets so comfortable that she doesnt even realize it Henry jumps into the conversation and stops her and she finally realizes what happens The Eynsford Hills still seem a little bit puzzled because they have never heard a person of such high class speak in such a manner Henry goes on to explain that she is just talking the new small talk and that everybody who is anybody is doing it The Eynsford Hills being the rocket scientist that they are dont realize that Higgins is not telling them the truth about Eliza and who she really is They want to be accepted so much by him and his upper class friends that they believe him and start talking in the same way On the way
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