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Questions for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: 1. Throughout the play, what is the main thing that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern try to figure out? That is, what are the central questions they are trying to answer throughout the play?
2. How is this used as an existentialist allegory of the human condition?
3. What stands in their way; what makes it difficult or impossible for them to figure it out and answer their questions? (Taken from a series of lectures at the University of Idaho)