• Michelle Chiang
Part of the New Interpretations of Beckett in the Twenty-First Century book series (NIBTFC)


This chapter introduces key concepts that will be employed throughout the subsequent chapters. Situated in the intersection between the concepts of habit and intuition, this monograph is divided into four sections. Section 1.1 Habit clarifies the concept of Habit in Beckett’s writings. Section 1.2 Intuition defines Intuition as we consider its opposition to the concept of Habit established in the first section. Section 1.3 Disjunction explains how a sense of disjunction in Beckett’s characters and audiences is the result of the tension between Habit and Intuition.


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  • Michelle Chiang
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  1. 1.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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