Waiting for Godot


Samuel Beckett

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Waiting for Godot Symbols


Because the play has so few props, the props that do appear onstage take on an exaggerated significance. As one example, Vladimir, Estragon, Lucky, and Pozzo all wear hats and at times… (read full symbol analysis)


Many of the names in Beckett's play can be seen has having hidden meanings. The most important example is Godot, whose name evokes similarity to God for many readers. Along this reading, Godot symbolizes… (read full symbol analysis)