Bhatt Prakruti B.
Paper:9 The Modernist
Topic: Absurdity in Waiting
About Absurd Theater
Influence of Camus and Sartre (existentialism)
pessimistic view of man’s existence=
no purpose at all in man’s life, totally absurd
After 2 world wars, in a world with no religion, with no belief Man is lost
A BIG existential question
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN EXISTENCE????
How many Authors in Absurd
About Samuel Beckett
13 April, 1906
Facing a universe without God and without meaning or purpose.
Absurdity in Waiting for Godot
• Vladimir : Let's go.
• Estaragon : Let's go.
(They both dont move.)
Estragon:why don't we hang ourselves?
Estragon:you haven't got a bit of rope?
Estragon:then we can't
Vladimir:oh,wait,there is my belt
Vladimir:it's too short
Estragon:you could hang on to my legs
Vladimir:and who would hang onto
• Vladimir : Where are your
• Estragon : I must have thrown
• Vladimir : When?
• Estrgon : I don't know.
• Vladimir : Why?
• Estragon : (Exasperated). I don't
know why I don't know!
• Vladimir : No, I mean why did
you throw them away?
Estragone:What is it?
Vladimir:I don't know. A
Estragon:(Looking at the
tree).What is it?
Estragon:Yes, but what
Vladimir:I dont't know. A
D:Videos on EducationWaiting for Godot2.mp4