In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?

In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?

In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?

In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?

It is the difference between a mountain and molehill, between cursing and the Queen’s English, and between a girl and a lady.According to Wikipedia:St Paul’s Church, also commonly known as the Actors’ Church, is a church located in Convent Garden, London.  As well as being the parish churchof Covent Garden, the church gained its nickname by a long association with the theatre community.ANDSt Paul’s Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, the highest point in London, and is the seat of the Bishop of London.If you look at pictures, you’ll notice the difference in size: one is quaint and the other is a monolith on the skyline.  The same it is for “My Fair Lady” Eliza, who is at first a quaint commoner.  She will become a woman of high society through speech, dress, manners, and attitude–all cornerstones of a grand cathedral.
In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?
In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?
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In George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, Shaw makes a distinction in Act 1 between St. Paul’s church and St. Paul’s cathedral. What is the difference?
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