Defamiliarization through modality of discourse: Waiting for Godot

Palabras clave: modalidad epistémica, desfamiliarización, teatro del absurdo, En attendant Godot, Samuel Beckett

Resumen

En attendant Godot (1954), de Samuel Beckett, es una parodia del mundo posterior a la Segunda Guerra Mundial. La obra ejemplifica el espíritu de la época al utilizar la desfamiliarización como estrategia textual mediante la cual los personajes se valen de modales epistémicos que conducen sus intercambios conversacionales a un vacío e incertidumbre interminables. Por lo tanto, este estudio analiza las características discursivas de En attendant Godot centrándose en la modalidad como medio principal para una actitud vacía e indecisa que se crea a través de la desfamiliarización. El estudio ejemplifica, además, cómo el uso de Beckett de la desfamiliarización pone en primer plano la modalidad epistémica para crear un discurso único en su trayectoria autoral.

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Biografía del autor/a

Mahmut Yasin Demir, Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat Üniversitesi

Mahmut Yasin Demir es profesor en la Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat Üniversitesi. Actualmente estudia su doctorado en el Departamento de Lengua y Literatura Inglesas de la Akdeniz Üniversitesi (Turquía). 

H. Sezgi Saraç Durgun, Akdeniz Üniversitesi

Hatice Sezgi Saraç Durgun se doctoró en enseñanza del inglés en la Hacettepe Üniversitesi en 2007. Sus intereses de investigación se centran en la lingüística aplicada, la estilística y la lingüística pedagógica. Actualmente es profesora asociada en el Departamento de Lengua y Literatura Inglesas de la Akdeniz Üniversitesi, en Antalya (Turquía).

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2022-05-31
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Demir, M., & Saraç Durgun, H. (2022). Defamiliarization through modality of discourse: Waiting for Godot. Philologica Canariensia, 28, 23-36. https://doi.org/10.20420/Phil.Can.2022.465
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