A Clean Well Lighted Place Case Study

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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place 1. What besides insomnia makes the older waiter reluctant to go to bed? Comment especially on his meditation with its nada refrain. Why does he so well understand the old man’s need for a café? What does the café represent for the two of them? • The older waiter is reluctant because he is obviously living with the guilt or shame of either committing something wrong or going through something bad/wrong when he was younger. The refrain expresses that the waiter does not believe in God and is not deeply religious. The older waiter understands the need for the café because he and the old man are both lonely people, so he empathizes with him. The café represents them both. 2. Compare the younger waiter and the older

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