- Year Published: 1953.
- Pages: 96.
Waiting for Godot Summary
Waiting for Godot is a play. The play is about a couple of men. These men’s names are Estragon and Vladimir. They both communicate with each other on a regular basis. They are always talking about a wide range of topics together. As they discuss these interesting topics, they soon tell each other that they are waiting for another man. This man’s name is Godot. They did not realize they were waiting for the same man until they told each other.
As Estragon and Vladimir continue to wait for Godot to arrive, a couple of new men arrive on the scene. Their names are Pozzo and Lucky. Pozzo and Lucky are both going to the market. They are going to the market because they want to try and sell the slave that they have had for years but were never happy with. On their way to the market, they run into Estragon and Vladimir. They manage to keep Estragon and Vladimir occupied for quite some time by their thinking and dancing. Both Estragon and Vladimir enjoy their thinking and dancing and appreciate it very much.
Once their dancing and thinking was over, Pozzo and Lucky continue their long journey to the market. In the meantime, a boy soon comes across Estragon and Vladimir. He informs them that he is Godot’s messenger. He informs Estragon and Vladimir that Godot is unable to see them this evening. However, the boy assures Estragon and Vladimir that he will come and visit them at some stage tomorrow. The boy is then questioned by Vladimir. The boy answers these questions well and then makes his way back to Godot. Once the boy has gone, Estragon and Vladimir