Study Guide

The Remains of the Day Three-Act Plot Analysis

By Kazuo Ishiguro

Three-Act Plot Analysis

Act I

Stevens embarks on a road trip through the West Country, with a bunch of mishaps along the way.

Act II

Stevens finally meets up with Miss Kenton in Cornwall. They leave on friendly terms… but she's staying with her hubby. Stevens is sad.


Stevens stops by Weymouth on his way back to Darlington Hall. At Weymouth, he thinks back on his trip and struggles to come to terms with all his regrets.