Waiting for Godot: Analysis, Meaning & Themes


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Beckett's Waiting for Godot is an example of what type of theatre?

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1. Who is Mr. Godot?

2. Poking fun at serious or taboo topics is known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to check your knowledge of things like Waiting for Godot's theatre type, as well as its characters and their lessons learned.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more specific, you'll be examined on:

  • The type of theatre Waiting for Godot would be classified as
  • Who Mr. Godot is
  • The name of the subgenre that pokes fun at serious themes
  • What the characters learn about life
  • How the characters amuse themselves

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding subgenres of the stage-play
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the conduct of Estragon and Vladimir
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Waiting for Godot lesson

Additional Learning

Strengthen your grip on Waiting for Godot by paying attention to our accompanying lesson on this material. The lesson, Waiting for Godot: Analysis, Meaning & Themes, is going to teach you more about:

  • The play's story
  • Themes in the play
  • Meaning behind the play