History Theatre / WaitingForGodot

31st Mar '17 2:04:55 AM justanid
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->'''Estragon:''' Well, shall we go?\\
'''Vladimir:''' Yes, let's go.\\
''(They do not move.)''

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->'''Estragon:''' Well, shall we go?\\
'''Vladimir:'''
go?
->'''Vladimir:'''
Yes, let's go.\\
''(They
go.
->''(They
do not move.)''



!!Contains examples of:

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!!Contains !!This play provides examples of:
25th Jan '17 6:41:05 PM ading
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* CrapsackWorld
* DestructiveRomance[=/=]WithFriendsLikeThese: Estragon thinks they're this. He often says they should break up, but never takes any action too actually do so.

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* CrapsackWorld
* DestructiveRomance[=/=]WithFriendsLikeThese: Estragon thinks they're this. He often says they should break up, but never takes any action too to actually do so.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin:
-->'''Vladimir''': How's the carrot?\\
'''Estragon''': It's a carrot.



* ShapedLikeItself:
-->'''Vladimir''': How's the carrot?\\
'''Estragon''': It's a carrot.



** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy. (Beckett loved black and white comedy.)

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** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy. (Beckett loved black and white comedy.)) The scene where they pass their hats around is based on a similar skit in the Creator/MarxBrothers film ''Film/DuckSoup''.
25th Jan '17 6:39:11 PM ading
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* AccidentalMisnaming: For reasons which are never explained, the messenger boy always calls Vladimir "Mister Albert".
25th Jan '17 6:38:11 PM ading
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**


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** "Nothing to be done."
18th Nov '16 12:11:25 PM Eievie
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18th Nov '16 12:08:56 PM Eievie
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* BlindSeer: {{Discussed|Trope}} by Estragon.
-->'''Pozzo''': I am blind\\
'''Estragon''': Perhaps he can see into the future.



* DownerEnding: If you even consider it an ending.



* NoEnding

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* NoEndingNoEnding[=/=]WhatNowEnding: Godot never shows up, but Vladimir and Estragon can't bring themselves to leave.



* WhatNowEnding: Godot never shows up, but Vladimir and Estragon can't bring themselves to leave.
14th Nov '16 9:01:35 AM Eievie
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* MindScrew: Try to watch it (or reading it) and not come out confused.

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* MindScrew: Try to watch it (or reading it) and not come out confused. Lampshaded:
-->'''Estragon''': I'll go and get a carrot.\\
''He does not move.''\\
'''Vladimir''': This is becoming really insignificant.



** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy (Beckett loved black and white comedy).

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** The bowler hats that Vladimir and Estragon wear are a ShoutOut to Creator/LaurelAndHardy Creator/LaurelAndHardy. (Beckett loved black and white comedy).comedy.)
14th Nov '16 8:50:12 AM Eievie
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* DestructiveRomance[=/=]WithFriendsLikeThese: Estragon thinks they're this. He often says they should break up, but never takes any action too actually do so.
-->'''Estragon''': You see, I feel worse when I'm with you. I feel better alone too.\\
'''Vladimir''': ''(vexed)''. Then why do you always come crawling back?\\
'''Estragon''': I don't know.
7th Nov '16 9:36:29 AM Eievie
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*HaveAGayOldTime: It goes nicely with the HomoeroticSubtext.
-->'''Vladimir''': Sometimes I feel it coming all the same. Then I go all queer.
7th Nov '16 9:34:14 AM Eievie
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* ArcWords: "Let's go." "We can't." "Why not?" "We're waiting for Godot."

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* ArcWords: "Let's ArcWords:
-->'''Estragon''': Let's
go." "We \\
'''Vladimir''': We
can't." "Why not?" "We're \\
'''Estragon''': Why not?\\
'''Vladimir''': We're
waiting for Godot."
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