If you believe that there is no order/pattern to life, the only meaningful act is suicide. Les fleurs de mal choice between religion or death. 2708 after publishing, wasteland, turned to religion (away from wasteland) 2731 journey tone is very different than the wasteland. End of the poem is bittersweet epiphany makes everything different. 2808 samuel beckett accepts that the modern world is a mess. Waiting for gotto three characters in a wasteland with a tree that breaks into blown ironically. Beckett"s plays are full of uncomfortable silence mimicks silence of the universe. What are we doing here? plays with hamlet. Waiting for gotto waiting for god, waiting for night to fall. Two options find order and meaning or opt out. Wasteland gave following writer about modernity, including sinclair ross. Ms bentley, wife of a clerger, writes a diary wed on"t know anything other than what she writes.