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The Old man of The Chairs as a Symbol of Absurdity

Sunil Suthar

DIP: 18.02.018/20160101

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0101018

Received: February 19, 2016; Revision Received: March 13, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016

Abstract

The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco is a perfect example of what we know as an absurd drama. The central figure of The Chairs by Ionesco is an Old man who is ninety-five years old residing at an unnamed island with his wife, the old woman. The names are also absurd in nature. He works as a multipurpose man but still he does not know anything worthy. The old man is a genuine symbol of Absurdity. His actions are absurd, his message seems absurd, and all that he does in the play seems absurd. Let us take a look at his character as a symbol of absurdity.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.02.018/20160101

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0101018

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Volume 01, Issue 1, January - March, 2016

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