To Whose Homecoming Does The Play Refer?
In the play ‘The Homecoming’ by Harold Pinter, a family deals with the unexpected return of the eldest son and his wife, Ruth, on a visit from America. The rest of the family were unaware that Teddy had taken a wife. The arrival had a profound effect on each member of the family who are an unusual group consisting of an aging father, his two sons and his
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her chair. This humiliation of Max proves how much power Ruth has and how the roles have reversed. Pinter is trying in ‘The Homecoming’ to show family conflicts and attitudes and how things can change. He has an anti-women view and portrays Ruth as a manipulative creature who is not averse to using sex to get what she wants. Due to references to other women in the play this appears to be how he thinks.