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THE STRANGER by Albert Camus AUTHOR - Camus, 1913-1960, French existentialist, Nobel Prize, 1957. Works: THE FALL, THE PLAGUE, THE REBEL . Believed in decisions: you are what you do, action, commitment, responsibility, true to self CHARACTERS CONFLICTS Major – Meursault Man vs. Man Marie Raymond Meursault vs normal world Minor – Old Perez Arabs vs. Raymond Mother Raymond vs. girlfriend Celeste Prosecutors vs. Meursault Salamano Masson EVENTS Judge Meursault’s mom’s death Prosecutor Merusault, Marie, Raymond Chaplin Conflicts w/ girlfriend
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Unformatted text preview: Arabs Arabs, beach scene SETTINGS CRISIS General Algiers Meursault kills Arab, imprisoned Early 1900s trial a farce, M. adjusts to jail, Very hot found guilty, rejects chaplin Specific Beach and God, Meursault Office decapitated Marengo Jail SOLUTION Courtroom Meursault reborn, good feelings at end, a spiritual rejuvenation MOODS Methodical Tension Lunacy Frustration Unresponsive Resignation From Student Success Secrets by Eric Jensen, Barrons Educational Series, Inc., 1989....
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