the search for the self in becketts theatre: waiting for godot and endgame
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.
this study intends to investigate samuel beckett’s waiting for godot and endgame under the lacanian psychoanalysis. it begins by explaining the most important concepts of lacanian psychoanalysis. the beckettian characters are studied regarding their state of unconscious, and not the state of consciousness as is common in most beckett studies. according to lacan, language plays the sole role in ...
This study addresses Samuel Beckett’s most celebrated play, Waiting for Godot, in an effort to analyze its characters from a novel perspective. Since Greek mythology has been undisputedly influential on Western culture and literature, the researcher attempts to investigate a connection between Greek mythology and the play. This study aims to reveal that even after more than fifty seven years of...متن کامل
twentieth century french theatre has strongly been affected by world wars i and ii, obviously resulting in a change of existing dramatic principles. samuel beckett well known innovator in the field of the avant-garde, probed the theatre with a naked form and far from conventional regulations and dramatic arrangements. beckett's theatre is known as the beginning of the new method in writing...متن کامل
this study addresses samuel beckett’s most celebrated play, waiting for godot, in an effort to analyze its characters from a novel perspective. since greek mythology has been undisputedly influential on western culture and literature, the researcher attempts to investigate a connection between greek mythology and the play. this study aims to reveal that even after more than fifty seven years of...متن کامل
background and purpose: post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) is identified as the risk factor for functional difficulties in most of the survivors. the aim of this study was to investigate the current evidence-based literature on the area of self-care and adl status in the veterans with combat-related ptsd. methods: this review was conducted on the studies published within 2005-2015. the searc...متن کامل