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NoT I by Samuel Beckett

Advantages: Fantastic monologue
Disadvantages: is better to see it

I have seen this on multimedia and would love to actually perform it myself live in front of an audience. Samuel Beckett\'s writings are excellent if somewhat dark and disturbing at times. This particular play can be seen as quite disturbing as the focu ...

littlepinkfaery 13.09.2007 · Read full review
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Sixty Years On... We're Still Waiting

Advantages: Thought provoking - A very simplistic notion, usually disregarded.
Disadvantages: Highlights the human condition - hardly uplifting.

...- Pozzo & Lucky III - Boy - - - Sixty years ago this month it was the 'Waiting for Godot's' premiere We are all waiting for the inevitable, albeit I guess you've got to do something pro-active while you w ...

1st2thebar 16.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett

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Waiting for Whom?

Advantages: Applicable to a modern audience
Disadvantages: Takes a lot of studying to truly understand it

*Original Thoughts* Admittedly, when I was first told we were to study this play in drama, I was a little apprehensive. I had loosely heard of Beckett - his works being associated with little action and long synonymous dialect. Obviously not somethin ...

tashat 30.05.2005 · Read full review
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An Absurd Play That Makes Perfect Sense!

Advantages: Philosophical message at the play's heart; entertaining characters.
Disadvantages: Is quite abstract and may be difficult for some readers to interpret.

This is the only work by Samuel Beckett that I can relate to. Everything else I've ever read of his left me scratching my head or had me blanking out due to boredom and/or my own ignorance and inability to connect. Beckett's work is abstract, absurd and m ...

justarube 10.03.2015 · Read full review
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nothing comes out of no thing

Advantages: excellent mindcatcher
Disadvantages: none

With modern times come the distortion of the old believes where everything was held supreme from man to god to animals. My love for this new existentialist literature make me read these plays and novels again and again. I can't stop myself as these plays ...

sandy.imy 02.02.2009 · Read full review
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