Waiting for Godot - Study Guide Act 1, Pages 1-10 Summary & Analysis

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In the first part of Act 1, Didi and Gogo are alone on stage. Gogo is sitting on the mound of earth trying to remove one of his boots and complaining about his feet, which are painful. He is having a great deal of trouble removing his boot. Didi and Gogo discuss where they have recently been. While Gogo's affliction is with his feet, Didi has bladder problems and pain. While their conversations keep coming back to these two physical ailments, they interject philosophical topics as well. They discuss the Bible and Biblical topics such as maps of the Holy Lands and the Gospels. Didi asks where Gogo spent the night, and Gogo replies that he spent the night in a ditch, but that he was not beaten. They discuss a past time in which they were among the first of those who stood...

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