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Why is the action situated in the kitchen in Harold Pinter's Landscape?

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As other Pinter's plays, Landscape (1967) is about the lack of communication and interaction. In this particular case, a married couple experiences this emotional void. The kitchen setting implies a domesticity and intimacy that the two characters no longer share and thus contrasts with their attitudes towards each other, increasing the sense of solitude and alienation. They...

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