Essays about: "Beckett"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Beckett.

  1. 1. An Existential reading of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Fatimetou Dia; [2020]
    Keywords : Existentialism; Samuel Beckett; English; Literature;

    Abstract : The play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett has for a long time been considered one of his best works. Grasping the significance of key factors such as modernity, modernism and historical background is of great importance to situate and contextualise the play. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Unmoreable unlessable unworseable evermost almost void”: Word-(re)formation in Samuel Beckett’s Worstward Ho

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Peter Jarlvik; [2019]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

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  3. 3. A Kind of Prayer: Representations of Faith and Religion in Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Niklas Löfgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Samuel Beckett; faith; religion; Christianity; absurdism; existentialism; Languages and Literatures;

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  4. 4. "Well? Shall we go?" "Yes, let's go." [They do not move.] : -Vernacular Comedy and Waiting for Godot.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Nanna Bjørg Flensborg Rönne; [2014]
    Keywords : Beckett Godot comedy Bakhtin clown humour;

    Abstract : This essay discusses the relationship between the characters Vladimir and Estragon in Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting for Godot and the vernacular clowning tradition. The discussion is supported by analyzing similarities between Waiting for Godot and Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of grotesque realism as it is presented in his work Rabelais and His World, as well as elements of the Italian Commedia dell’Arte and 20th century silent movie comedy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why are We Waiting? Habit and the Role of Consciousness in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Frida Svalkvist; [2013]
    Keywords : Waiting; Meaning; Habit; Sartre; Proust; God; Consciousness;

    Abstract : The controversial play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett is a play in which nothing but waiting really seems to happen. Throughout the play, the two characters Vladimir and Estragon continue waiting for Godot despite the fact that he never comes. READ MORE