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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the owner of the house that Davies stays in?
2. How does Davies react to Mick surprising him?
3. What velvet article of clothing does Davies claim to like?
4. What color are the overalls that Aston offers Davies?
5. How does Aston react to the treatment he receives for his mental illness?
Essay Topic 1
What is the central cause of conflict in The Caretaker? What characters cause the conflict and which try to appease it?
Essay Topic 2
What specific part of the play is considered the climax? What effect does the climax have on the play? What does it reveal about the characters?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Harold Pinter choose to make The Caretaker a play as opposed to a novel or short story? What elements of the story make it ideal for a play?
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