The Caretaker and the Dumb Waiter; Two Plays - The Caretaker, Act Three Summary & Analysis

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The Caretaker, Act Three Summary

Two weeks later, Mick and Davies are in the apartment. Davies is wearing his smoking jacket, smoking his pipe and speculating about whether Aston has tarred over the leak in the roof—it's been raining but no water has been dripping into the bucket. He is complaining that Aston won't give him a knife to cut his bread. Mick points out that he has a knife but Davies counters that his knife is not an appropriate one with which to cut bread.

Mick and Davies discuss how uncommunicative Aston is. Davies finds it difficult to live in the same room as he. Mick muses about how he'd fix the apartment up like a penthouse where he and his brother could live. Davies takes offense that he was left out of the plans, though a fantasy, but Mick assures him that...

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