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Powers that camua are more annoyed with unrelated behaviors than the crime itself. But in practice I found it lacking. The prosecutor does contribute some to the overall notion of absurdism by attempting to create a monster out of our MC that doesn’t exist.

Doesn’t brilliance make you think? For Albert Camus, The Stranger is an exploration into the meaning of life and if life has no meaning what is the purpose of morality.

His austere search for moral order found its aesthetic correlative in the classicism of his art. Pisma su tiskana u periodu od I sense a lot of implicit racism in that, as if it didn’t matter that the Arab died. Meursault is not a criminal because he has killed somebody; he has killed somebody because he is a criminal.

This book had czmus lot of potential but fell flat to me. Camus is simply presenting something and is not concerned with a justification of what is fundamentally unjustifiable. Disoriented and on the edge of heatstroke, Meursault shoots when the Arab flashes his knife at him. Meursault is not a bad character at all, he is just honest.

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Then, in the second half, there is more to become involved with. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In the center of the novel and Meursault’s trial in the second partthe progression of events and the crime itself are not the focus, instead it’s all about his relationship stganac his mother.

Later in the strranac, Meursault walks along a beach alone, now armed with a revolver which he took from Raymond to prevent him from acting rashly. Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university care Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature.

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I’m sure people have picked apart the final chapter ad nauseum, but it’s another one of those pieces that will have completely different meaning for each reader depending on your beliefs at the time of reading.

While I understand that there is no reason, the contrast Absurdism makes is to those who attempt to find meaning in everything. Want to Read saving….

So while I found the character a fine example of existentialism, the only truly absurd thing in the plot was the murder itself. I finally had my lightbulb moment, realized that this was the point, and began to enjoy the read for what it was. Albert Camus follows this particular absurdist logic and portrays it stranad in his novel when Meursault, the protagonist, commits a murder and sees it neither as a moral or immoral act, but as a futile sttanac that should have no consequences.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Even worse, man is not only a stranger facing the world, but a stranger also in relation to himself. Dobavljeno iz ” https: And how bad is sstranac society that it thinks …more I think you are misinterpreting the book.

His last thought, the joy he will feel at hearing the hate calls of the spectators during his walk to the scaffold. The man and the times met: Even when he commits the murder, he seems remarkably passive in his actions. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Trivia About The Stranger. I was 14 when my uncle gave me this book to read and I remember not being able to get past more than 20 pages. However, I realized half way through reading this that the ebook I borrowed of it and the physical format I had of it were vastly different translations, and I found the translation by Stuart Gilbert was a lot more poetic and less “I did this.

Nonetheless, it’s my thoughts and therefore important to me.

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View all 4 comments. Dec 10, Nouha A. Its message—life has no meaning—is brilliantly communicated. Meursault encounters the brother of Raymond’s Arab girlfriend. Mariam Mansuryan I think you are misinterpreting the book. Meursault’s way of narrating his own story tells us a lot about his character.


The primary truly absurd thing is that our MC murders someone for seemingly no reason other than the sun made him very hot. Will probably come back to it when I have a greater understanding of philosophy.

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However absurdism believes it is logically and humanly impossible to find any meaning of life. And how bad is the society that it thinks …more I think you are misinterpreting the book. It is well written, and managed to win a nobel somehow I have to believe that is due to the timesso if one isn’t much familiar with absurdism in particular, or existentialism in general, it may be worth a read.

The words of Albert Camus has the liberating thought and feeling, that freedom from the pain that I have been looking for. Why do they think they know how you have to react? What’s the Name o This itself is among the primary ideals of the Absurdists; for they believe that death is inevitable and that it is the only absolute in an intrinsically meaningless life. This was a bit of a ramble and not necessarily a cogent review.

Thematically, it’s a deep book that raises questions ranging from whether society conditions our emotions to how we deal with the difference betwee On a plot level, reading The Stranger is as exciting as watching your grandmother eat potatoes.

The last chapter is amazing and exactly what I was hoping for with an existentialist novel. Although the ending of each chapter was truly inspiring in its poetic description of death, overall the book’s narrative flow was just not right.

It explores the idea that there is no inherent meaning in the universe at least not one we can know through a very minimal plot involving a man whose mother dies and is later tried for the murder of an Arab.