| Quote #7
GUIL: We only know what we're told, and that's little enough. And for all we know it isn't even true.
How much of what we know is taken on someone else's word? How huge is the role that language plays in what we think we know about the world?
| Quote #8
PLAYER: You understand, we are tied down to a language which makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style. (2.290)
Could the Player's description of the language he is forced to work with be taken as a larger accusation against twentieth century literature in general?
| Quote #9
ROS: The sun's going down. (Pause.) It'll be night soon. (Pause.) If that's west. (Pause.) Unless we've –
How does conversation help Ros and Guil at other points in the play? What has changed by the end that makes Guil think it is useless?