The Birthday Party

by

Harold Pinter

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Monty Character Analysis

A man who never appears in the play. In conversation with Petey in the final act, Goldberg tells Petey that he and McCann will take Stanley to see Monty, who he leads Petey to believe is a doctor, though this seems doubtful, considering that he talks about Monty in an ominous and purposefully vague way.
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Monty Character Timeline in The Birthday Party

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Act Three
Ambiguity, Meaninglessness, and Absurdity Theme Icon
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...other things.” He then says he and McCann will take Stanley to a man named Monty. “You’re going to take him to a doctor?” Petey asks. “Sure, Monty,” Goldberg replies. (full context)
Ambiguity, Meaninglessness, and Absurdity Theme Icon
Order, Chaos, and Sanity Theme Icon
Isolation, Freedom, and Independence Theme Icon
...the door, though, Petey enters and asks where they’re taking him. “We’re taking him to Monty,” Goldberg says. “He can stay here,” Petey replies, insisting that he and Meg can take... (full context)