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I can tell this must be an amazing play to see, but all I could muster up while reading it was polite interest. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

Finally, the orator arrives to deliver his speech to the assembled crowd. By the way, perhaps the orator really tells the audience the meaning of life. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. La Anciana hablando con personas invisibles y el Anciano hablando con un Emperador invisible.

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I loved the absurdist and existential themes. Two old people going in and out of many doors bringing hundreds of chairs into a room full of visitors that are not there. Thought-provoking, darkly funny and saddening, this is one of those works of literature that Yann Martel said makes the reader ‘existentially thicker’.

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The Chairs

Paperback70 aniversariopages. In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. Honestly earth shattering stuff Caliopa rated it it was ok Oct 12, Ansu rated it it was ok Oct 12, As the orator begins to speak, the invisible crowd assembled willas the room and the real audience in the theatre discover that the orator is a deaf-mute. Or being prisoners, bored and wanting to entertain themselves? What’s good about this play is that it makes you think.

Paperback60 pages. The lack of responsibility is a great theme.

Are they in the future? It was written in and debuted the same year. Oct 23, Linda rated it liked it Shelves: No one wants to be forgotten forever. Nov 16, Mohamed Osman rated it liked it. The need to be remembered is easy to identify with. Old ManOld Woman. Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session.

Published November 19th by Faber Faber first published What is the meaning of life? He denies having a son and he admits having abandoned his dying mother. The invisibility of the guests implies that the Old Man and Old Woman are the last two people on the planet. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco’s plays depict in a tangible way the solitude and insignificance of human existence.

Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. But reading ‘The Chairs’ was an experience by itself, so much that I could see the play unfold scene by scene through the pages, in spite of the cryptic stage settings, the large cast of invisible characters and the disconnected, often meandering dialogue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Es una obra muy interesante. Glorija Medak rated it it was ok Apr 20, There are many interpretations possible, and the story surely means different things to different people.


I enjoyed studying and reading it. Charles rated it it was ok Apr 10, The play remains open to a number of interpretations – it is never clarified if the main character I was unable to get the point of ‘The Birthday Party’ and was not sure about picking up yet another play belonging to the theatre of the absurd. Bobby Reedy rated it it was ok Feb 17, Nov 24, Ahmed Abdelazim rated it it was amazing.

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The plot in itself and the concept of trying to find the meaning of life, when the endeavour in itself seems almost pointless, was really interesting to read about.

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