The study summarized in this paper attempts an analysis of the Form and Function of the language in Harold Pinter’s play, The Caretaker. It aims to establish. 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 Caretaker by Harold Pinter. “The Caretaker is .. permutated become platitudinous, trite, meaningless” – Harold Pinter. 5 advice: don’t worship the text.

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That was before he got his Gold Medal. Give me my trousers then. It was a funny business.

The Caretaker

Why, where you going? Right throughout the dark. Went clean out of my mind. Maybe it were them Blacks making noises, coming up through the walls. There is always mischief lurking in the darkest corners. When finally threatened by Davies pointing a knife at him, Aston caetaker Davies to leave: You took me in. I used to like that place. Eh, I was going to ask you, mister, what about this stove?


Mick relates ” ruminatively ” in great detail what he would do to redecorate it His dream to build a shed and develop communication with Davies result into frustration. No … what happened was, someone had gone off with your bag.

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The isolation in the play can be seen from very setting of the play. Now listen to me, I never seen you before, have I? Give me my bloody trousers!

ASTON wears an old tweed overcoat, and under it a thin shabby dark-blue pinstripe suit, single-breasted, with a pullover and faded shirt and tie. Nobody ever told me that before.

MICK holds out a hand warningty. Too many other things to do, you see. We can put this stuff over there. But … but … look … listen … listen here … I mean. We are a non-profit group that run this website to share documents. I got to think about expanding … harld all directions.


All the buses passed right by the door. March Further information: And … some kind of lie must have got around. More boxes, vases, by the side of the bed.

ASTON emerging from under the bed with shoes. Actually he lived in Aldgate. The shed to him may represent all the things his life lacks: He disturbs others and is thoroughly unpleasant person.

Any time you want to … get into bed, just get in. You must come up and have a drink some time. In the con venience.

Well then, what about it, then? Not a bad shape of shoe.