Pygmalion Review Sheet
February 19, 2004


10 English


George Bernard Shaw:


ž Born in Dublin, Ireland


ž Social Realist


ž Dramatized social and political debate


ž Fabian Society (socialist)


ž Vegetarian/ Teetotater ôhatedö Shakespeare


ž Wasnlt a stylist or a psychologist, but drama has power of invention


ž Shape dialoge-Ó ôgreat earö


ž Lack of sentimentality


ž Quick humor


ž Humor in drama, and drama in humor


ž Mythopoetic


ž Term ôShawianö describes


o Wit


o Iconoclasm


o Polemicism


ž WORKS


o Pygmalion (1913)


o Saint Joan


o Arms and The Man


o Heartbreak House


o Man and Superman


o Major Barbara


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