Beckett's Waiting for Godot
Wednesday 13 November 2013, 6 p.m. section
- Brief context of where the passage fits in the play.
- Describe a theme existence and meaning of life that I noticed.
Question to consider before recitation
- What is Vladimir trying to say here? What is the problem with the lack of meaning in life?
Questions to consider after recitation
- What does Vladimir mean by "habit" being a great deadener?
- What does this speech by Vladimir prove in comparison to the other characters of the play? Is he just babbling about this or has he really solved something here?
- Who is Vladimir essentially disagreeing with in the passage?
- What is wrong with this passage?
- Are there any other interpretations you can think of? What else is wrong with their life?
- Who is Vladimir talking about? And why is their connection to each other so important?