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  • The Caretaker

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    The Caretaker How does the opening of the play set the tone for what will follow? The opening of the play starts off by describing the scene and how everything on the stage would be set out, following that it briefly describes what will happen when the curtains are raised. From the opening of the play it jumps right into the story as though we are picking it up from where we left off, it doesn’t really have a beginning where you are introduced to the characters its as though you have

  • The Caretaker by Pinter

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    The Caretaker by Pinter: A Play Can Be Confrontational, Challenging and Disturbing to the Values and Assumptions of An Audience. Discuss With close Reference The Caretaker, written by the British playwright Harold Pinter in the late 1950's and early 1960's disrupts the audiences perceptions of existence and their understandings of it. The play deconstructs perceived notions and conceptions of reality, and disturbs the audiences perception of their own identity and place within a world which is primarily

  • Discuss the Confusion of Dramatic Genres in The Caretaker.

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    The Caretaker by Harold Pinter breaks the boundaries of the classical dramatic genres. What is more, he also abandons the concept of the classical tragic hero described by Aristotle and uses the more modern idea presented by Arthur Miller in his essay Tragedy and the Common Man. Additionally, in his Poetics, Aristotle set number of guidelines by which the dramatic works should be arranged and what crucial elements of the dramatics works, the playwrights should consider and follow. However, in The

  • Human Interactions in The Caretaker by Harold Pinter

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    The Carataker by Harold Pinter is a play, which focuses on complexity of human interactions and at the same time it blends different sub-genres such as, comedy, tragedy and psychological play. For the purpose of this commentary I am going to compare two separate but also to a certain extent similar scenes from the Act One and the Act Three. Both scenes deal with a seemingly trivial matter- the shoes. However, in both instances “the shoes” have a deeper meaning. Therefore, I would like to analyze

  • The Caretaker

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    The Caretaker "OI LOSER! PICK UP THE CRAP!" This is the way he always got treated. No one gave a second thought about him. They thought that just because he was the caretaker who picked up the rubbish, he didn't deserve any respect…….but they wished they'd have gave him some. After 10 years of cleaning up after people who just didn't care. People who laughed at him for don't his job, picking up their rubbish. Peeling up snotty tissues in the rain in his bright yellow Rain Mack, whilst

  • Child Abuse and Neglect

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    Every day, about five children in the United States are murdered by a parent or caretaker. In 2014, more than 3 million reports of child abuse were made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. Child abuse kills more children in America than does accidental falls, choking on food, suffocation, or fires in the home (Newton). As if these statistics weren’t horrifying enough, they are inaccurate in relaying the actual number of children that have fallen victim to child abuse in the

  • The Wrath of Society

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    In the book “The Stranger,” Albert Camus portrays Meursault, the main character, as one who shows indifference towards the moral standards set in place by society. Because of this indifference, he does not restrain his actions based upon what society would think of him. Thus, his failure to abide by society’s norms, as seen when he is interviewed by the magistrate, during his court case, and when he “talks with the magistrate, leads him to his downfall. Meursault’s failure to fit within society’s

  • Agatha Christie's By the Pricking of My Thumbs

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    “By the Pricking of My Thumbs'; by Agatha Christie “By the Pricking of My Thumbs'; by Agatha Christie is a wonderful story with kidnappings, a series of murders, a painting with a story to tell, and two sly detectives. The book is set in 1940-1960 England. The plot winds, twists, and turns throughout the book. Numerous characters, almost too many, are introduced every few pages and there is just too much information to take in. Agatha Christie tricks you into thinking that you know what is going

  • To Dance With The White Dog

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    To Dance With The White Dog When one is young in age, it is important for him or her to have a caretaker. It is important because there are many things that one cannot do at a young age, such as feeding or dressing one's self. In contrast, there are also many things that one cannot do at an old age, such as being the breadwinner of a family or going to the bathroom on one's own. In both stages of life one is usually helpless and dependent on others. This is why old age is usually considered

  • Market Revolution Essay

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    In  the years of 1815­1860,  the Market Revolution was  underway, as was the Second Great Awakening  in  America.  It  was  a  liberating  time  to  be  a  female.  The  Market  Revolution  created opportunity  for  women  that  wouldn’t  have  been  dreamed  of  in  years  past  and  the  Second  Great Awakening helped to forge a new perspective of them. Women could now make their own living, being drawn out from the more rural parts like many others and their responsibility as moral head of the family