Existentialism deals with individual existence, freedom and choice. “Waiting for Godot” shows it and is called play that advocates theory of existentialism.
Category: Samuel Beckett
Work that deals with theory of existentialism comes in the category of “existentialist literature”. Existentialism is added in literature to show existence.
Samuel Beckett had largest contribution in “Absurd Theater”. His play “Waiting for Godot” also belonged to the same category and was called an absurd play.
Themes of “Waiting for Godot”: Existentialism, nothingness, vitality of hope, sufferings, absurdity, human race, relationships, religion, waiting, ignorance
“Waiting for Godot” does not follow the congenital play structure. It has no action which is soul of a tragedy (drama), therefore, it is entirely different from other plays.. Samuel […]
Samuel Beckett is famous for creating new kind of plays. He experimented with the stage and blew new soul in it. His plays are completely different from the tradition. Mostly, […]
Is Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” relevant for us today? “Waiting for Godot” is a play, that has theme of boredom, no female character, no love story, very less action and […]
Theme of relationship reveals three relationships in “Waiting for Godot”. Estragon and Vladimir, Pozzo and Lucky, Godot and Estragon and Vladimir with.
“Yet, if Beckett devalues language, he continues to use it and, bilingually, to show a mastery of it”. How far do you agree with this view? “Waiting for Godot”. Samuel […]
How far it is true that there is no action in “Waiting for Godot”? Aristotle, while defining tragedy in poetics, said about action:- “Without action there cannot be a tragedy […]