Waiting for Godot Discussion Questions

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

'Waiting for Godot' is a Nobel prize-winning play by Samuel Beckett about a couple of vagrants passing time while waiting for someone who never shows up. This asset contains classroom discussion questions about this play.

Waiting for Godot

How much of your life is spent waiting on someone else to do something? In Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, two drifters wait for another man to arrive. Although there is not a lot of action, this play poses some existential questions for students to ponder. The questions in this asset will guide classroom discussions about this play.

Act I

The questions in this section will help students understand the characters and events from the first day of waiting.

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