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English The Stranger Quiz

English The Stranger Quiz - Quote#4 I said that people...

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8/2/11 Rules Each quote demonstrates existentialism in this book Identify how it is doing this and who is involved in the quote
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8/2/11 Quote #1 Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don’t know. I got a telegram from the home: “Mother deceased. Funeral tomorrow. Faithfully yours.” That doesn’t mean anything. Maybe it was yesterday.
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8/2/11 Quote #2 She said, “If you go slowly, you risk getting sunstroke. But if you go too fast, you work up a sweat and then catch a chill inside the church.” She was right. There was no way out.
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8/2/11 Quote #3 A minute later she asked me if I loved her. I told her it didn’t mean anything but that I didn’t think so.
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Unformatted text preview: 8/2/11 Quote #4 I said that people never change their lives, that in any case one life was as good as another and that I wasn’t dissatisfied with mine here at all. 8/2/11 Quote #5 As if that blind rage had washed me clean, rid me of hope; for the first time, in that night alive with signs and stars, I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world. Finding it so much like myself—so like a brother, really—I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again. For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate....
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