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Finding Meaning in a Meaningless Harold World in Pinter's No Man's Land


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My aim through this article is to propagate that the play No Man's Land by Pinter pictures the world, as a meaningless place to live in without any potential way out. He spotlights on the matter of people's isolation from each other and from the intellect of their own living. They are forced to engage in recreation the nonstop match just because they do not challenge to stop it, and they get fixed in every day routine, as a consequence. The concept of nothingness goes hand in hand with certain human feelings like fear, insecurity and hopelessness. These human characteristics are distinctive Pinter subjects elaborated in his plays. The unfair system and its persecutors find their complement in Pinter's plays of ambiguity, violence, loneliness and loss of identity, all caused by an unidentifiable menace in their world, and these lonely characters, with their destroyed identities and with no support, trying to survive but failing in a hostile world close to the realm of The Theatre of the Absurd.

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Theatre of The Absurd, Psyche, Neurotic Fears, Aching Anxieties, Meaningless, Northngness, Predicament, Identity.
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Amit Pandey
Department of English, Allahabad University, Allahabad, India

Abstract


My aim through this article is to propagate that the play No Man's Land by Pinter pictures the world, as a meaningless place to live in without any potential way out. He spotlights on the matter of people's isolation from each other and from the intellect of their own living. They are forced to engage in recreation the nonstop match just because they do not challenge to stop it, and they get fixed in every day routine, as a consequence. The concept of nothingness goes hand in hand with certain human feelings like fear, insecurity and hopelessness. These human characteristics are distinctive Pinter subjects elaborated in his plays. The unfair system and its persecutors find their complement in Pinter's plays of ambiguity, violence, loneliness and loss of identity, all caused by an unidentifiable menace in their world, and these lonely characters, with their destroyed identities and with no support, trying to survive but failing in a hostile world close to the realm of The Theatre of the Absurd.

Keywords


Theatre of The Absurd, Psyche, Neurotic Fears, Aching Anxieties, Meaningless, Northngness, Predicament, Identity.

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