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Greek mythological character.
Pygmalion effect - self-fulfilling prophesy. Synonym(s): Rosenthal effect
pygmalionism - rarely used term for the state of being in love with an object of one's own creation.
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This brief digression was necessary because subsequent criticisms of Pygmalion so frequently questioned whether the TOGA should have been administered by the classroom teachers, whether it was an appropriately normed test for children in the lower grades of a somewhat depressed socio-economic area, and whether the gains in test scores reflected raised general intelligence or simply changes in test behavior.
I seem to remember when I played [Eliza in Pygmalion in 1974], I said, "What you're going to do without me, I cannot imagine," which is delicious, because it means she's got the choice.
Manchester actress Wendy Hiller as Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion with Leslie Howard, March 1938
Pygmalion, an ensemble founded by Raphael Pichon in 2006, is a music group made up of singers and an orchestra of historical instruments, which explores music from the Baroque to the late romantic era.
Two years ago, she was approached by the Paphos school and moved her workshop there to help create the mosaic project, which is based on the Greek myth of Pygmalion.
Pygmalion at workplace: Power of positive expectations.
Pygmalion is at the Malvern Festival Theatres until tomorrow and Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, from May 12-17 (call 024 7655 3055 or go to
Written by George Bernard Shaw in 1912, Pygmalion tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl whom Professor of Phonetics Henry Higgins tries to pass off as a duchess for a bet.
Josh Mclean reviews Pygmalion, at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle until Saturday
PYGMALION, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until Saturday Pygmalion is a classic that fills an audience with high expectations as they sit down to see Eliza Doolittle learn to talk posh.
London, April 7 ( ANI ): The George Bernard Shaw-penned play, which featured the famous fictional character of Eliza Doolittle, 'Pygmalion' is almost 100 years old now.