Unformatted text preview: (1) Always rationalizing their paralysis by “waiting for Godot” (2) Contemplating killing themselves d) Making Meaning Out of Existence i) Desperate attempt to create “the impression that we exist” (59) (1) Sharing stories to pass the time (2) Conversations go on in circles ii) The perpetual paralysis defines their existence e) Sartre’s “Hell is other people” i) Abusing each other to sustain our own existence ii) The example of Pozzo and Lucky iii) Fleeting existentialist moment of recognizing human accountability? ( Read 90) f) Performance vs. Reality i) Play has no outside reference point ii) The action or plot is simply the passing of time itself iii) The complicity and entrapment of the audience in the human condition...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MMW 6 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08
- Waiting for Godot, Godot