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... of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it’s night once more”. With this the readers can also get the sense of hopelessness and realize that all this and anything can happen and takes place in one day’s time allowing making anything possible. What happened yesterday doesn’t guarantee the same thing will happen for today.
Next, the change in the tree symbolizes many things. For instance, the tree in the first act shows no emotion, no nothing, and no leaves it is basically simple; however, in the second act it grows a few leaves showing a sense of hope, future, beauty, change, and life. The tree can in fact also be only a reference for the change of time. In addition, the tree can also be viewed in a biblical sense if the reader decides to go that route.
Beckett, Samuel. The Complete Dramatic Works. London: Faber and Faber, 1990. Print.
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