Monday, June 20, 2011

Swearing in Fiction Part 2

The first movie clip we’re analyzing this week comes from My Fair Lady. Near the end of the musical, the arrogant and overbearing Professor Higgins is told off by his experimental protégé, Eliza Doolittle. He storms out of the house and well, this is what happens:

So what do you think? Is this an appropriate time/place for swearing? Why or why not?

Disclaimer: My Fair Lady, ©2009 by Paramount, is used under the fair use provisions of the United States Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C §107, for educational and critical purposes.

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