Questions tagged [samuel-beckett]

Questions about the author and playwright Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) or about any of his works.

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Where can I find sources that could help me write about parody of human feelings in Beckett's novel “Molloy”?

My college assignment is to write about parody in Beckett's Molloy and I need to write about the parody of human feelings in this novel too. I would appreciate if someone could tell me which sources ...
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The significance of Lucky's speech in 'Waiting for Godot'

In Samuel Beckett's play 'Waiting for Godot', Lucky is the slave of a character called Pozzo. Unlike the other characters in the play who talk compulsively,Lucky utters just two sentences in the play, ...
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Why the rubbish in Samuel Beckett's play Breath?

Samuel Beckett's play Breath is thirty-five seconds long and consists of two cries. The script is online here. Why does the script specify that: Faint light on stage littered with miscellaneous ...
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How much do the characters in Waiting for Godot actually know?

Waiting for Godot obviously never actually explicitly says who Godot is or exactly why the characters are waiting for him. How much do the characters know themselves? For example, do they even know ...