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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The Old man of The Chairs as a Symbol of Absurdity
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