Nohow on: Three Novels Topics for Discussion

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What is the significance of the title, "Nohow On"? Can it apply to more than just the last novel?

At around or under fifty pages each, how can these works be classified as novels? Why would Beckett choose such a classification?

What similarities exist between the first two novels? Do the man and the woman share particular memories? Traits? Experiences?

What similarities exist between the first and the last novel? Does the last novel invite or reject this comparison?

What does Beckett's use of language tell us about the process of writing?

What characterizes the vision of the universe that Beckett presents? Is this a consistent vision?

What is the significance of the ordering of the novels? What would change if they were shifted around?

Discuss Beckett's use of language and its significance in contributing to the themes of the novels and the collection...

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