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Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

  

by Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot Truth Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Act.Line) Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #10

ESTRAGON
His name is Godot?
VLADIMIR
I think so. (1.277-8)

The doubt surrounding Godot increases as the play continues. Now they cannot even be sure of the man’s name, arguably the one "fact" they were operating with until now.

Quote #11

ESTRAGON
Why doesn't he put down his bags?
[…]
ESTRAGON
Why doesn't he put down his bags? (1.407-15)

The asking of questions—often the same question over and over—sets the tone of uncertainty in Waiting for Godot.

Quote #12

VLADIMIR
You want to get rid of him?
[…]
VLADIMIR
You want to get rid of him?
[…]
ESTRAGON
You've had enough of him?
[…]
VLADIMIR
You want to get rid of him? (1.437-43)

Exactly. Same deal as the thought above.

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