The Effulgence Within: Significance of the title of Shaw's play, Pygmalion.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Significance of the title of Shaw's play, Pygmalion.

Although the background of Shaw's Pygmalion is phonetics, its basic theme is human relations. Pygmalion, in Classical Greek mythology, was a legendary King of Cyprus and a fine sculptor, who could never find any good in women and resolved to live out his life unmarried. Once he, having fashioned an... Sign in to see full entry.

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