the search for the self in becketts theatre: waiting for godot and endgame

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this thesis is based upon the works of samuel beckett. one of the greatest writers of contemporary literature. here, i have tried to focus on one of the main themes in becketts works: the search for the real "me" or the real self, which is not only a problem to be solved for beckett man but also for each of us. i have tried to show becketts techniques in approaching this unattainable goal, based on two of his plays: waiting for godot and endgame. i believe this study as well as any other work on beckett is not only the story of the characters involved but our own and ourselves are the real centre of the book and if i have been successful in conveying just a small part of this feeling, i shall be grateful.

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