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ASTON: More or less exactly what you... DAVIES: That's it ... that's what I'm getting at is ... I mean, what sort of jobs ... (Pause.) ASTON: Well, there's things like the stairs ... and the ... the bells... DAVIES: But it'd be a matter ... wouldn't it ... it'd be a matter of a broom ... isn't it? - Dialogue between Aston and Davies in The Caretaker, a talked-about Harold Pinter play. The Theatre of the Absurd belongs to a genre of absurdist fiction, writ...
Post by: Deepti Khanna
Existentialism is synonymous with the futility of human existence, angst, ennui, alienation, uncertainty, and absurdity. These emotions in people were likened with the myth of Sisyphus. Sisyphus, a cruel king from the Greek and Roman mythologies was punished for his crimes by the gods to carry a boulder up a hill and he miserably failed each time he tried to climb the hill with the boulder.  In the 20th century, a lot of intellectuals identified man’s hard wor...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal
  A French philosopher, author and journalist, the 1913-born Albert Camus was also known for the absurdism philosophy. Before his death in an automobile accident in 1960, Camus became the second-youngest recepient of the Nobel Prize in 1957. The youngest recepient of the Nobel Prize is Rudyard Kipling. Despite been associated with various labels during his lifetime, Camus rejected all such associations and tags.   Camus's writing career began during the Se...
Post by: Snehith Kumbla


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