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The Enysford Hill Ladies

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The behavior of Mrs. and Miss Eynsford Hill in Act III contrasts with their portrayal in Act I because

A

They appear more elegant and well-mannered in Act I as a result of their sharp contrast to the lower classes on the streets of London.

B

They were more satisfied with their situation in Act I than in Act III where they appear uncomfortable with Mrs. Higgins's formality.

C

They are intimidated by Higgins's reputation in Act III whereas they were unaware of his reputation as a scholar in Act I.

D

They are fulfilling an obligatory social visit in Act III which tests their patience.

E

In Act III they find themselves in a social situation which tests their decorum and are therefore more well-mannered than in Act I.