Drama as Appears in Samuel Beckett's "Ping" and "How It Is"

Ansam R. Almaaroof, Afaf Hafith Shakir Aldaraji, Marwa Raad Jabar


This paper Shades light on one of the most important writers in the modern and postmodern age, Samuel Beckett and his novel, and short stories. The paper hypothesizes that Beckett has presents a great amount of drama in his novels and short stories as he used to do in his plays and to achieve that he uses a postmodernist technique which is minimalism. The paper aims at proving the being put hypothesis by following a mixture of formalistic and postmodernist approach which fits the texts and the minimalism technique. The paper ends with the conclusion that sums up the results.

Key Words: Beckett, "Ping", "How It Is", Minimalism, postmodernism

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