Slavery in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot
Including two acts, Beckett's masterpiece Waiting for Godot is a tragicomedy through which the writer tries to throw much light on the problematic conditions of human beings. Although many studies have tackled this play, almost all of them are devoted to treat notions such as nihilism, existentialism, and life absurdity. However, no sufficient heed is donated to make concentration on one of the most important ideas stated in this play. It is of course slavery. The recent research represents an endeavour to illustrate the full extent to which this theme is dealt with in Waiting for Godot. The research also supplies the reader with a concise introduction that comprises some significant information about the play and its author. Followed by the endnotes and a bibliography, the conclusion occupies the termination to recapitulate that Beckett's play handles two types of bondage of which one is apparent and the other is not.