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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Even if I was supposed to take out the bucket, who was this git to come up and give me orders?

The Caretaker – Wikipedia

It was your brother who must have told you. Character is no longer the clearly perceived entity underlying clarity of articulation the objectification of a social and moral entelechy but something amorphous and contingent How do you expect me to sleep peaceful when you keep poking me all the time?

Around it a couple of suitcases, a rolled carpet, a blow-lamp, a wooden chair on its side, boxes, a number of ornaments, a clothes horse, a few short planks of wood, a small electric ire and a very old electric toaster. He lights a match, holds it to his pipe, and blows it. We take it in turns, once a fortnight, my brother and me, to give the place a thorough going over.


The Caretaker Harold Pinter

Mufled voices are heard. Critical Approachesed. You got hold of the wrong bloke, mate.

Do what you like. MICK warding him off. It was him who told you.

Well then, what about it, then? When asked who “would live there,” Mick’s response “My brother and me” leads Davies to complain about Aston’s inability to be social and just about every other aspect of Aston’s behaviour 61— The Caretaker is filled with long rants and non-sequiturs, the language is either choppy dialogue full of carftaker or long speeches that are a vocalized train of thought.

Aston also offers him the pintef of caretaker.

Give it to him. He wears a leather jacket. We need your help to maintenance this website.

Mick and Davies represent society. He claims that his papers validating this fact are in Sidcup and that he must and will return there to retrieve them just as soon as he has a good pair of shoes.


Well, I live here. I know caretaaker sort.

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The light goes on. For Davies it is a Kentish Eldorado: I told him the other day, see, I told him about them Blacks, about them Blacks coming up from next door, and using the lavatory. My brother can worry about it. He is wearing his trousers, waistcoat and vest. Bit of an athlete. All the buses passed right by the door. I might build a shed out the back.

No, what I need, is a kind of a shirt with stripes, a good solid shirt, with stripes going down. He pinetr … he told me I had something. 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 this play and The Birthday Party.