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The Caretaker This Play Was First Performed In Harold Pinter Specializes In The Tragicomedy Of The Breakdown Of Communication, Broadly In The Tradition Of The Theatre Of The Absurds And This Is Demonstrated In Both The Caretaker And The Birthday Party



10 thoughts on “The Caretaker

  1. says:

    It s funny, you know As soon as a play is called something like The Caretaker you just know that the person who gets the job of caretaker, who is referred to throughout as the caretaker, won t be able to take care of anyone, not even himself You know that he will be the one who is taken care of and he will be incapable of acknowledging the care he is receiving And so it pr


  2. says:

    ASTON You er DAVIES Eh ASTON Were you dreaming or something DAVIES Dreaming ASTON Yes DAVIES I don t dream I ve never dreamed ASTON No, nor have I DAVIES Nor me.If I were in the room with him I would turn the sound down and watch the lips flap to know what he is really saying Help me, save me, fuck you There are stills of the first production of the play from 1960s I didn t lik


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    I don t dream I ve never dreamed Davies is a prole, fired from a menial job, has references in a nearby town but can never make the walk, waiting for the weather to break, waiting for a proper pair of shoes He s befriended by a pair of brothers and allowed to crash at their place There are whispers of mental illness There s shipwrecked furniture and a leaking roof A nominal figure c


  4. says:

    The Caretaker is the story of two brothers, Mick and Aston, and a crumbling house Mick owns the place and has plans to renovate Dreams, really Aston has spent time in a mental hospital and underwent electro shock therapy The play begins when Aston brings home Davies, a down and out who is trying to live under the assumed name of Jenkins, and offers him the spare bed Mick s old bed Davies


  5. says:

    Aston and his roommate Mick give shelter an old bum and take care of him.Or do they make sport of him You get here some fine comedy of menaceRobert Shaw impersonating Aston in Clive Donner s screen adaptation. Matching Soundtrack Ful Stop Radiohead Aston and his roommate Mick give shelter an old bum and take care of him.Or do they make sport of him You get here some fine comedy of menaceRober


  6. says:

    Like Beckett, but with story.


  7. says:

    As far as I know Harold Pinter, plot and story are usually non existent in his works, but I still write a few lines about what goes on in this play.So, the play is about two brothers, Mick and Aston Mick works in the construction industry, and leads an average, moderately pointless life Aston through no fault of his own doesn t work anywhere, and leads an absolutely pointless life Mick is the owner of


  8. says:

    This was absurdly sad or sadly absurd, one of the two.


  9. says:

    From BBC radio 4 Two brothers shelter an elderly, homeless man after a fight in a caf But his problems are far from over.


  10. says:

    This was a disaster.I kind of get it, though.I felt the loneliness and the absurdity Absurdity and absurdity Lots of it Too much of it that it got too, well, absurd I get it I get what the writer tried to convey to the audience but for me, it was a reading disaster I wouldn t have read it at all if I wasn t worried about failing my Drama exam And this is what we get to study A play that makes no sense AT ALL Which, a


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