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Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot


by Samuel Beckett

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?


Waiting for Godot has no plot, no action—and zero sexytimes. The closest we get is Vladimir’s genital pain from his long-aching prostate, which doesn’t surprise us—suffering is par for the course in this play.

There’s also the "hanging will give us an erection!" excitement—once again, suffering and pain and the most morbid arousal possible. And in addition to there being no sex in the play, there are also no women... which means no chance for new life.

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