Task 1: Issues of Social Class in Pygmalion
Choose a quotation from the play so far and use it to explain how Shaw’s play deals with issues of social class.
- Begin by quoting the reference to social class and identifying the speaker.
- Explain what the character means in your own words.
- Explain what the lines of dialogue reveal about the speaker’s attitudes.
- Write two paragraphs, one about the quotation and another about the speaker’s attitudes.
After you’ve finish writing, share your ideas and discuss in a small group.