Tragedy and Comedy
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This paper provides an analysis of how some of the ideas and techniques used by Tom Stoppard in 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' are similar to those in Shakespeare's drama 'Hamlet.' The paper also compares Stoppard's work to Samuel Beckett's existential play 'Waiting For Godot.'
From the Paper:"In Tom Stoppard's play 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead' based on two minor characters from William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' the author borrows liberally from both Shakespeare's play and shares many elements inc ommon with Samuel Beckett's existential play 'Waiting for Godot.' In all three plays there is an existential philosophy illustrated by the main characters including Hamlet."
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Tragedy and Comedy (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/tragedy-and-comedy-122392/
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