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Chien Chiu Hsiung English 2 Professor Megan Murtha November 18, 2009 In Waiting For Godot , Samuel Beckett talks about Vladimir and Estragon waiting for Godot and how their friendship helps them get through the issue for waiting. While Vladimir and Estragon wait for Godot, they discover that waiting for someone is very frustrating especially waiting for the person who they never met before. In this play Beckett talks about Vladimir and Estragon companionship which help them get through the frustration of waiting and how frustration sets in when the person never show up. Friendship is needed between Vladimir and Estragon because without friendship both characters cannot survive alone. Although both have their differences, they always stay together because Vladimir is afraid to be alone and Estragon needs Vladimir to protect him. For instance, after Estragon is kicked on the shins by Lucky, he cries “he’s crippled me!” and Vladimir comes and offers to carry him (32). This illustrates Vladimir protecting and taking care of Estragon. In the beginning of the play, when Estragon could not get his boots off, he asks Vladimir for help. Vladimir says “Boots must be taken off every day, I’m tired telling you that, why don’t you listen
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course ENGLISH 2 taught by Professor Harrison during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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