Skip to main content. I am a year-old man, and I am very muscular. I have a woman friend. When I was going to high school, her son and I were good friends, and many times I used to stay at his house because they have a nice house and it is very comfortable. My friend and his mother were living alone because his mother and father were divorced.
Eliza Doolittle is a fictional character and the protagonist in George Bernard Shaw 's play Pygmalion and its musical adaptation, My Fair Lady. Eliza from Lisson Grove , London is a Cockney flower girl, who comes to Professor Henry Higgins asking for elocution lessons, after a chance encounter at Covent Garden. Higgins goes along with it for the purposes of a wager: That he can turn her into the toast of elite London society. Her Cockney dialect includes words that are common among working class Londoners, such as ain't ; "I ain't done nothing wrong by speaking to the gentleman" said Doolittle. Doolittle receives voice coaching and learns the rules of etiquette. The outcome of these attentions varies between the original play and the various adaptations see the Pygmalion article. Shaw had written the role for her, and although many considered her too old for the role she triumphed.
Shailene Woodley, who once again loses her virginity in Gregg Araki's latest film, White Bird in a Blizzard , recently confessed that it's her awkwardness that lends an air of authenticity to those performances. I don't remember anything awkward about the way she handles Sutter Keely in The Spectacular Now , but hey, that's just me! But what about other memorable cinematic portrayals of characters' first times?
To this day, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and The Shape of Water remain the only fantasy films to win Best Picture at the Oscars some might even debate the latter as a fantasy film, but we'll include it here for its fairy tale elements. And before Return of the King in , it was unheard of for any genre film to appear in the major categories at the Academy Awards. But more recently, genre films are getting the credit they deserve, as the Academy has expanded the scope of its Best Picture category. In a post- Game of Thrones world, we know there's definitely an appetite for the fantasy genre. And studios are eager to find what could be the next major fantasy franchise.