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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MICK stares at him. Hey, stop it, will you? I think cafetaker could be run a bit more eficiently. Spent quite a bit of time in there.

Although it was the sixth of his major works for stage and television, this psychological study of the confluence of power, allegiance, innocence, and corruption among two brothers and a tramp, became Pinter’s first significant commercial success. In the rush of it. ASTON takes some coins from his pocket, sorts them, and holds out ive shillings.


It depends how you regard this room.

A window in the back wall, the bottom half covered by a sack. Beyond that point, it ceases to be funny, and it is because of that point that I wrote it.

Nothing but wind then. Where you going, you going caeetaker No, no, not me, man. Mick, a man in his late twenties Aston, a man in his early thirties Davies, an old man.

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He says to Aston: He disturbs others and is thoroughly unpleasant person. ASTON puts dorm the plug and moves to the door. Where shall I put it? Oh, I got one or two things in mind. Monastery down at Luton.

The trap with Harold’s work, for performers and audiences, is to approach it too earnestly or portentously. The Caretaker is filled with long rants and non-sequiturs, the language is either choppy dialogue full of interruptions or long speeches that are a vocalized train of thought.


I could knock them up, you see, if I had a workshop. MICK turns swiftly and grabs them.

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You better ind somewhere else! What is your name?

ASTON moves downstage right. There was a chap who owned the house: He was younger than me.

Give me my trousers then. How many more Blacks you got around here then?

The Caretaker Harold Pinter

Click here to sign up. But his real breakthrough came with the publication of The Caretaker. This is my bed.

He regards him, then stands looking down on him. Why you ask me that, then? They can put the pincers on your head again, man!