Uncertainty is one of the themes of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. How far is it true?

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Rosecrantz and Guildenstern spend almost the entire play in a state of uncertainty.  Since the play is absurdist, the constant questioning of the two courtiers, who are at turns knowing and completely ignorant of their fate, the uncertainty is presented humorously.  For example, in Act One Rosencrantz and Guildenstern play the ridiculous game of "Heads/Tails" flipping a coin.  Though in the real world the outcome of a coin toss is truly uncertain  -- there is a fifty-fifty chance it could be heads or tails --when Rosencrantz flips the coin it is always Heads, except for the very last flip that sends them into Hamlet.  What does this suspension of chance, or uncertainty, mean?

Since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead  is a play inserted inside another play of which the ending is known to a great many people (Hamlet), the characters are trapped within a framework in which there is no uncertainty.  Hamlet is still Hamlet in this play -- with the same characters and the same unavoidable...

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