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Unformatted text preview: have the physical capacity 1. Is M’s shooting the Arab man the first time an action? Why or why not? • (Non- voluntary reaction) - he tenses up - “My whole being tensed and I squeezed my hand around the revolver” (59) • Blinded by the sun • Sweat in his eyes • Not an action - he didn’t go out looking for the Arab ← 2. Is M’s shooting him the second time (4x) an action? • Action - his choice this time • He had shaken off the sweat and the sun When it’s an action, there has to be a purpose (some reason or purpose or inten-tion). IF there is none, it is an accident. The Stranger Notes Page 3 State of Mind in Chapter 5: • Nervous • Anxious...
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- Fall '09
- The Stranger, Meursault, The Arab