Ms. Gaul's Gazette Summer #9
The Pygmalion Issue
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Act I - Setting
Act I talks a lot about places and money. It's hard to understand what's going on if you don't have a clear picture of the setting. To help you learn a little more about the area, check out this Google Tour: https://tourbuilder.withgoogle.com/builder#play/ahJzfmd3ZWItdG91cmJ1aWxkZXJyEQsSBFRvdXIYgICAovrm6AgM
Also, money sounds funny in the play. Watch this video about old-school British currency. "Predecimal" means "before the decimal point." So instead of 1 cent, 10 cents, and dollars (100 cents), they had something completely different! Very wacky!
Act II - Conflict
Here's a video review of the different types of conflict:
Act III - Characterization
Act IV - Supporting Statements with Quotes
For Pygmalion Act IV Assignment, make sure you support each true statement with a quotation and an explanation.
Here's an example of a quote with an explanation:
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