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Dramatic Effects of Silences in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

李鲁闽

  Samuel Beckett(1906 - 1989),the winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1969,is considered one of the key playwrights in terms of his revolutionary contribution to Theatre of the Absurd. As a modern dramatist,Samuel Beckett breaks through not only the tradition of dramatic form but also the dramatic language.His dramatic language is marked by absurd language,silences and pauses.Waiting for Godot is one of his representative works in which Beckett acquaints the reader with the absurdity of human existence.By means of textual analysis of Waiting for Godot,this paper endeavors to explore the dramatic effects of Beckettian language from the perspective of silences in two aspects:emotional effect of anxiety in silence as well as helplessness and despair in silence.……   
[关键词]:Samuel Beckett;Waiting for Godot;Silences;Dramatic effects
[文献类型]:会议论文
[文献出处]: 《语言与文化研究(第七辑)2010年
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