The Caretaker and the Dumb Waiter; Two Plays - Study Guide The Caretaker, Act One Summary & Analysis

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Twenty-nine-year-old Mick is in a cluttered room. He hears noises and soon the door opens and Aston and Davies appear. The room is in such disarray that it is difficult for Aston, who lives there, to find a chair for Davies. Earlier Aston had rescued Davies, who had been involved in a physical altercation with another man. While Davies is bragging about "having a go" at the guy, it is Aston's assessment that the other fellow was getting the best of Davies. Aston offers Davies paper and a tobacco to make a cigarette. Davies accepts only the tobacco for his pipe. His tin of tobacco had been stolen from him.

Although Davies is apparently a homeless man, he prides himself in the fact that he has always kept himself clean. He left the only wife he ever had after a week...

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