Waiting for Godot Questions and Answers
by Samuel Beckett

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

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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).

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