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Personal Writing- Non Fiction based on A night out- Harold Pinter

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English Gcse Personal Writing- Non Fiction A night out- HAROLD PINTER (1960) Mrs stokes is talking to herself during the evening about her feelings. She is feeling upset and jealous with Albert and is feeling sorry for herself for the way in which she treated Albert like. MOTHER: "What shall I do now Albert has left?" I feel really lonely and scared in the house myself. Where will my son have gone? Why couldn't he have stayed in for once? Is it because I am a selfish and mean mother? Albert does not listen to me. Why is this? (Thinks to herself) (Crying) I have been very overprotective and loving to him and should have been sensible and mature. How could I have said so many terrible things about my Father? (She feels worried inside her stomach) It was my duty as Albert's mother to talk to him in a good manner. However, why didn't I do this? Is because I was a silly and an unrepectful mother. Its so mean and horrible what I have done and treated like Albert like. Nevertheless, I regret treating Albert like a child. He is a young adult. How could I have done such a terrible thing to him? ...read more.


Have you tried to speaking to your mum?" ALBERT: " Theses no point whenever I talk to her about something she changes the subject or closes the case." LEANE: "Oh I see your point. (Pauses) Mums like that do your head in don't they." ALBERT: (sighs of relief) "Yeah that's for sure. They are jealous, moody, and fussy. LEANE: "Why is that?" ALBERT: "This does not really seem like a date. I am getting bored of talking about my mum." LEANE: " What do you want to do now then?" ALBERT: "Shall we go to another place like a club or an bar in the city?" LEANE:(cautiously) "Yeah definitely this place is for old people." Both Leane and Albert walk into the dark city of London towards the club. ALBERT: (nears the doors of the nightclub) "Do you want to go inside first or shall I?" LEANE:(Laughingly and Joke fully) "Why are you scared?" ALBERT: "No not really shall we get in then." LEANE: "Come on then lets go inside." When they enter the nightclub Leane is trying to make Albert dance with her. LEANE: " What you want to drink Albert." ALBERT: " I will have two glasses of whisky and whatever the girl is having." ...read more.


MOTHER: "Oh." ALBERT: "Is that all you can say." Then Mrs stokes starts to confuse Leane. MUM: "Why am I making you upset and sad? Now you no how I feel." LEANE: "No not really me and Albert are leaving today." Mrs stokes go all quiet all of a sudden. When Mrs stokes go quiet Leane and Albert tell her that they are leaving. They are going to Leane's flat. ALBERT: " We are leaving now and going to Leane's flat across the city. LEANE: "Bye Mrs Stokes." After Albert and Leane leave Mrs Stokes, she feels upset and lonely and starts to talk to herself again. MOTHER: " Why has my son left me? I am a lonely, selfish woman now. My son might not even give me an invitation to the wedding due to the way I carried on at him. I really feel like killing myself." Mrs stokes is feeling mad in a terrible mess. Due to her feeling in a mad mood she go the to medicines wardrobe in the kitchen and takes a few pills and take a glass of water and swallows them all at once. After she does this, she is feeling sick and ill and she is feeling cold. Then after three hour later Mrs stokes is feeling and she is going to dye. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 Kunal Shah English Gcse Coursework Mrs Alexandra Orr ...read more.

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