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Waiting for Godot Study Guide & Essays

by Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot qualifies as one of Samuel Beckett's most famous works. Originally written in French in 1948, Beckett personally translated the play into English. The world premiere was held on January 5, 1953, in the Left Bank Theater of Babylon in Paris. The play's reputation spread slowly…

Waiting for Godot study guide contains a biography of Samuel Beckett, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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Posted By garry k #358451 at Feb 24, 2014 8:21 AM


Posted By paulineyy b #360306 at Mar 07, 2014 12:48 AM

Analyze Lucky's monologue

How is Existentialism used in his monologue?

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Posted By maya h #351358 at Jan 08, 2014 8:16 PM

Why is the play in two acts?

Act I and Act II are very similar. Act I ends with Estragon suggested they go and Vladimir agreeing, but they do not move. Act II ends with Vladimir suggesting they leave and Estragon agreeing, but they do not move. It seems that the characters repeat the same thing every day, for a longer period than what the play shows us. If this is true, why do you think the play is in two acts? Why wouldn’t one act suffice?

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Posted By maya h #351358 at Jan 08, 2014 7:50 PM