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    The Stranger: Essay Topic 1 Albert Camus’s The Stranger takes place in a society confined with social standards that dictate who everyone is supposed to be and how they’re supposed to act. In the middle of this society‚ Camus introduces the character of Meursault‚ who is anything but ordinary. Meursault’s nonconformist personality causes him to be alienated from the world. However‚ he isolates himself more with his attitude about not caring about anyone but himself. Throughout the novel‚ The Stranger

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    The short story “The Myth of Sisyphus” and the novel The Stranger show how one can achieve happiness regardless of the disparity of their situation.  In “The Myth of Sisyphus” the character Sisyphus is sentenced to push a rock to the top of a hill and then let it fall under its own weight‚ and repeat the action.  In The Stranger the character Meursault is faced with a public execution.  Both characters expressed different characteristics‚ however found peace through the same route.  At the end of

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    Topic #1 Illustrate how Meursault’s indifferent attitude and moral ambiguity is fundamentally at odds with society’s expectations of how a person should think and behave. Outline I. Thesis Statement: In The Stranger‚ society views Meursault as a cold-hearted killer and a moral "blank." It categorizes him as dangerous and evil because Meursault refuses to conform to society’s accepted standards of behavior. II. Meursault’s attitude and behavior A. At his mother’s vigil and the funeral 1. Meursault

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    Keiko Hector ENG 110 Section 3 February 8th 2013 The Stranger Final Reflection The role of the “strange little woman” in the novel The Stranger by Albert Camus plays relates to a larger theme at play in the text. This woman intrigues Meursault as he is having dinner at Celeste’s and she asks him if she can join him at his table. This little robot-like woman provides a bold contrast to Meursault’s own character‚ and it is very prevalent to the reader. “While she was waiting for her

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    achieve a worthy goal. The obstacles characters face can be personal impediment‚ the attitudes‚ and the beliefs of others. A of a character who overcomes social or personal obstacle in to achieve a worthwhile goal is the main character in the book The Stranger by Albert Camus‚ Meursault. Meursault had challenges he faced which led him to for obtain his worthwhile goal which was to overcome society’s expectations. This essay will explore the extent to which an important of a character must overcome social

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    The Stranger Chris Drusbosky 3/5/12 Professor Krauss In the story “The Stranger” by Albert Camus‚ the belief that the themes of loss and retrieval are at the core of Mersault’s mythology‚ and that they illumine the notion of exile to which he returns so often is widely discussed. I however do not believe that either one of those themes has anything to do with the Mersault and the exile to which he returns to so often‚ rather I believe that Mersault’s own attitude is the reason for the exile

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    The Stranger is written by Albert Camus‚ who was a legendary twentieth century French novelist. Camus believed in existentialism‚ which is the idea that there is no higher meaning to the universe or even man’s existence. Many believe that Camus’s novel The Stranger is an example of a man who is an existential. Meursault is the narrator in the novel‚ who really does not care about those around him. Meursault in addition has no feelings in his body‚ as he did not grieve over the lost of his mother

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    December 11 2013 Symbolism in The Stranger Authors tend to use symbolism to address a profound meaning to what is written. In literature‚ symbolism is the use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving them illustrative meaning that are different from their literal meaning. In the novel‚ Camus is effective in utilizing many symbols and motifs to symbolize certain aspects of Meursault’s life. This essay will explain the reasons as to how does Albert Camus depict society’s tendencies through

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    society decides what is moral and what is not. Everyone has their own values‚ beliefs‚ and right-action‚ but society gets to accept whether they agree with your opinions are valid (Sparksnotes). This is the ultimate driving force for the novel The Stranger. The final argument to condemn Meursault to death is his lack

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    delve into the life of the accused and determine if he is a hazard to society. Occasionally‚ the judge and jury are too concerned with the accused’s past that they become too biased and give an unfair conviction and sentencing. In his novel‚ The Stranger‚ Albert Camus uses the courtroom as a symbol to represent society that judges the main character‚ Meursalt‚ unfairly to illustrate how society forms opinions based on one’s past. Meursalt faces a jury and a tough prosecutor when he is on trial

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