The Caretaker | Study Guide

Harold Pinter

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Overview

Author

Harold Pinter

Year Published

1960

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Tense

The Caretaker is told from the third-person limited point of view. The audience has access to only the characters' words and actions.

About the Title

The Caretaker references the character of Davies who accepts a job offer from brothers Aston and Mick as a caretaker of a home. However, Davies is anything but a caretaker of the home. Aston takes care of Davies, and Mick takes care of his brother Aston.

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