Waiting for Godot Questions and Answers
by Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot book cover
Start Your Free Trial

In the drama "Waiting for Godot," what is the significance of Godot?

Expert Answers info

gbeatty eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2007

write2,654 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Science

As in all questions of interpretation, this is a judgment call, and even more judgment is required in this case, because Godot never arrives and his absence is never explained. What's more, since this play is considered theater of the absurd, we must carry with us the possibility that the search for meaning will be frustrated (that we'll always wait for meaning as the tramps wait for Godot).

We must...

(The entire section contains 217 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now



check Approved by eNotes Editorial