Conversation Analysis of Theatrical Discourse: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
Theatrical dialogues are a multifaceted interactive process. They depend on the verbal communication among the participants. Theatrical communications are based on every day communications. Most people, if not all, are involved in drama day after day. Many reflect on its concept and arts, but know little about the particular features and structures of their own practice. This paper, primarily, addresses a theatrical discourse observed mainly in Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett with a practical conversation analysis in terms of irony and adjacency pairs. Analysing theatrical and dramatic discourse may support us in comprehending our daily conversations, thus this analysis.