��� In at least 500 words (double-spaced), respond to the following question in essay form. Be sure to include a brief introduction and conclusion, 3 body paragraphs, and examples (but not quotations) to support your argument. 1) THESIS: In Samuel Beckett’s play Endgame, the construction of meaning through routine contributes to the characters’ inability to leave. Use the following three questions as the basis for your three body paragraphs: (1) What ritualized actions and physical activities do the characters engage in to establish order? (2) How does language (such as word play and storytelling) contribute to the characters’ routine? (3) How do the characters establish roles for one another (consider the chess metaphor) so that they may define themselves in relation to an ‘other’?