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The theme of self and identity in the 'Theater of the Absurd'
International Journal of English and Literature
Adam's idea of emergence of life out of habit and order out of chaos implicates the idea of getting to identity from nonentity. Dramatic literature, and more specifically, the Theater of the Abusrd, has proved promising in revealing the existential obsessions of man imposed on him by the demanding characteristics of the postmodern era. In the realm of theater, Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter, are seen as two major proponents of this theater, have illustrated the theme of self and identity, onedoi:10.5897/ijel11.009 fatcat:wsdmuklrlvaizbtje6hgjnizk4