The Three Neighbors in The Room: A Study of Harold Pinter

  • Mujtaba Mohammedali Yahya Al-Hilo Lecturer at Imam Ja’afar Al-Sadiq University, Iraq/ Najaf
Keywords: Harold Pinter, The Room, Slavoj Zizek, three kinds of neighbor, imaginary neighbor, symbolic neighbor, Real neighbor, power structures


In order to analyze Harold Pinter’s, play The Room, this essay examines the importance of Slavoj Zizek's three sorts of neighbor theory. The play's social relationships and power structures are insightfully interpreted in this essay by considering the play's characters and themes through the eyes of the play's imagined, symbolic, and real neighbors. The play The Room is more than simply a portrayal of social connections, the paper says, but a complex examination of the ways in which power, desire, and suffering interact in the human experience. Zizek's theory provides a helpful framework for evaluating the play's issues and repercussions.


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How to Cite
Yahya Al-Hilo , M. M. (2023). The Three Neighbors in The Room: A Study of Harold Pinter. Randwick International of Education and Linguistics Science Journal, 4(4), 927-936.