what does the following quote mean (explain)?

LIZA. Oh! if I only COULD go back to my flower basket! I should be independent of both you and father and all the world! Why did you take my independence from me? Why did I give it up? I'm a slave now, for all my fine clothes. (5.231)

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Liza hates being dependent on Higgins. She does not know what to do with her new "identity" and wishes for the days where she could be herself”: a poor flower girl but free of manipulation and fakery.