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Waiting For Godot as an Absurd Play

Waiting For Godot as an Absurd Play
"The theatre of absurd" is a phrase taken from Albert Camus essay 'The Myth of Sisyphus" in which the writer defines the absurd as the tension which results from men determination to discover purpose and order in a world where they are hard to find. From the historical stand point the term is applied to a group of dramatists in 1920s who did not regard themselves as a scholar but seem to share certain attitudes towards the predecements of men in the modern world. 


The Absurdist DramatistsThe absurdist dramatists beleifs that our existence is absurd or meaningless because we are born to without seeking death. It is complex self defeating paradox, this check and balance of power ; importance of knowledge and ignorance which is the subject of absurdist playwright. "Waiting for Godot" follows the absurdist tendency and known as the Absurd Play for its certain characteristics. 



Waiting For GodotIn keeping with the character of t…