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Waiting For Godot Scene Analysis Pg

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The plot of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot is simple to relate. Two tramps are waiting by a sickly looking tree for the arrival of Mr. Godot. They quarrel, make up, contemplate suicide, try to sleep, eat a carrot and gnaw on some chicken bones. Two other characters appear, a master and a slave, who perform a grotesque scene in the middle of the play. A young boy arrives to say that Mr. Godot will not come today, but that he will come tomorrow. The play is a development of the title, Waiting for Godot. He does not come and the two tramps resume their vigil by the tree, which between the first and second day has sprouted a few leaves, the only symbol of a possible order in a thoroughly alienated world. In the scene beginning page 19 (Well what do we do?) and ending page 21 (Nothing to be done), the tone is rather flamboyant and fanatical. The word play-back and forth creates a sense of disarray for the audience as they try to follow just what exactly is going on. The...

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