Waiting for Godot reflection

Waiting for Godot reflection - Kwabena Keene Mark Perry...

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Kwabena Keene Mark Perry Drama 115 7-19-2011 A reflection of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot is an interesting play about the pursuit of happiness and the uncertainty of life. The play follows two characters, Vladimir and Estragon. The characters throughout the entire play are shown standing under a tree, waiting for a character named Godot. The author, Samuel Beckett develops and creates dimension in his characters by showing very subtle characteristic qualities. He shows the main characters Vladimir and Estragon as being very dependent on each other and arguably shows them as being interchangeable (Gainor). They have very similar characteristics and Estragon for example is incapable of putting on his boot without the help of Vladimir. The characters wait a while for the arrival of Godot and are later informed by a boy that Godot has rescheduled their meeting. Both men return the next day in an effort to meet Godot and they are informed once more by the boy that Godot has again scheduled their meeting. The
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