Krapp's Last Tape - Study Guide Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Krapp begins his recording by referring to his younger self as a "stupid bastard" and thanks God that all the things his younger self was thinking about are over. Suddenly, he remembers the same woman. He stops talking, realizes he's recording silence and stops the machine. He starts talking, realizes he's not recording and restarts the machine. He describes his younger self's thoughts as something to take his mind off his homework and quietly wonders if he was right to do that. He thinks to himself and switches off the machine. He thinks some more, switches the machine back on and talks of how a year means nothing to him now.

Krapp speaks of little things that happened to him. He had enjoyed saying the word "spool," as in a spool of tape. His writing is becoming a little bit known. He went...

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