The Caretaker Summary
Harold Pinter

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The Caretaker and the Dumb Waiter; Two Plays Summary

The Caretaker

The play, "The Caretaker," opens with Aston bringing home to his apartment a homeless man named Davies. Aston had rescued Davies from a fist-fight with a former co-worker, which the elderly Davies was losing. Although Davies is an unemployed and homeless man, he displays bravado and brags about his abilities and good character. Aston, who is busying himself with repairing some items in the apartment, all but ignores the talkative stranger...

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