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Pygmalion

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Mrs. Pearce

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Well, sir, she says youll be glad to see her when you know what shes come about. Shes quite a common girl, sir. Very common indeed. I should have sent her away, only I thought perhaps you wanted her to talk into your machines. I hope Ive not done wrong; but really you see such queer people sometimes--youll excuse me, I'm sure, sir-- (Pygmalion, Act II)

Mrs. Pearce's comments suggest which of the following about her character?

A

Mrs. Pearce is from the lower class.

B

Mrs. Pearce is hesitant to offend Mr. Higgins.

C

Mrs. Pearce sincerely wishes to please Mr. Higgins.

D

Mrs. Pearce resents Mr. Higgins's brusque nature.

E

Mrs. Pearce is afraid of interrupting Pickering and Higgins' business.