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...less his words are. Moreover, there are so many [Silence] and [Long Silence] stage directions that is becomes clear the characters only speak to fill the empty void that they live in– “to pass the time.” These silences are probably more profound and meaningful than anything the characters have to say. As Vladimir says, “The point is–.” There is no point. Clearly, Beckett’s treatment of dialogue demonstrates that, “the ditch,” is not far away.
In conclusion, Waiting for Godot presents a world that is totally bankrupt of all intelligence, culture, and refinement. The plot is completely pointless, the characters are completely moronic, and the dialogue is completely butchered. In short, everything is “busted.” “Help,” indeed. We have fallen off the edge of the cliff and are plunging down into the abyss; it cannot be long before we come all the way down to the bottom.
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