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Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett

Guide Mentor

Character Role Analysis

Estragon

Since Estragon comes up with all the profound, insightful statements (see his character analysis for more), we think he acts as a guide for Vladimir. Of course, he doesn’t intend to be a guide, he doesn’t realize he’s a guide, and he is in no way successful at helping Didi in any aspect of life.


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