The Final Speech In The Play

The Final Speech In The Play

Task 1: Doolittle

Opening

Respond in writing to the following questions about what you’ve read in act 5 so far.

  • Why had Higgins named Alfred Doolittle as the most original moralist in England in a letter to the philanthropist Ezra D. Wannafeller?
  • What effect does that casual reference have on Doolittle’s life?
  • To what degree is Higgins’s meddling with their lives responsible for the predicaments Liza and her father face?

Open Notebook

Discuss your responses with your classmates.

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