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Pygmalion in Love—Bernard Shaw

  • Myron Tuman
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Abstract

Pygmalion is a myth about another a man who shuns real women (that is, all women) for a feminine ideal that exists only in his imagination. In Shaw’s Henry Higgins, we see an archetypal mother’s boy, who can desire a woman only as a replacement for his mother, that is, someone who will provide for his creature comforts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myron Tuman
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  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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