The murder of the arab in the stranger by albert camus

The stranger summary

Masson and Meursault help the wounded Raymond back to the bungalow. He "dies because society makes it impossible for him to live according to his own lonely, infinitely superior way" ibid. The Arab the brother of the mistress of Raymond is a man shot and killed by Meursault on a beach in Algiers. It is as if the Arabs' fight with Raymond and his friends made them regain their lost power and dignity which hade been crushed under the colonizer's feet. As Meursault nears the time for his execution, he feels a kinship with his mother, thinking she, too, embraced a meaningless universe. He makes the journey to attend the vigil and funeral over the weekend, not out of grief or love, but rather obligation. There's a problem with this paper. As far as the Arab stranger is concerned, he can be seen as an outsider, which proves that the condition of solitude and alienation has implications for the whole of the human race. To illustrate, once Meursault, Raymond and Masson are on the beach, they encounter two Arabs, one of whom is Raymond's mistress's brother. Blackwell, His disinterest in social interactions and his lack of emotional attachments create a great sense of loneliness and boredom in him. They may also be society's shamans, seers and innovators.

He also defied many societal standards related to his mother's funeral. It doesn't matter. Blackwell, It conveys the theme of existentialism, as well as the title of the book overall - Mersualt is an outsider in the way that he defies the laws of society.

He enjoys eating and drinking, sunbathing and going to the cinema; he lives in the present.

The stranger camus

There is a rupture right after the first shot, and Meursault motivations -to keep shooting- change there. As far as I was concerned, it was all settled and I'd gone there without even thinking about it. The book was eventually published in June — 4, copies of it were printed. I was pouring out on him everything that was in my heart, cries of anger and cries of joy. Feibleman, James K. She turned toward me. He is busy with his attempt to know the reason behind Meursault's firing four more shots at a dead body. The prosecutor says: 'Has he so much as expressed any remorse? All I could feel were the cymbals the sun was clashing against my forehead and, indistinctly, the dazzling spear still leaping up off the knife in front of me. Did you find something inaccurate, misleading, abusive, or otherwise problematic in this essay example?

In fact, the nature of the European crisis lies in the impossibility of finding a rational justification for moral values which were neither religious nor political ibid In reality, it is a dense and rich creation, full of undiscovered meanings and formal qualities.

In general, he considers other people either interesting or annoying, or feels nothing for them at all. London: Camelot P Ltd, But when I got nearer, I saw that Raymond's Arab had come back.

Hegazy 9 This extract points out that "the truth denied in L'Etranger is really overwhelming that it comes out almost openly at the end of the novel, in Meursault's passionate outburst of resentment" Girard

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The Stranger, Meursault Is Condemned And Killing An Arab