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Things happen, yes, but I generally just don’t care for Meursault, what happens to him, and his actions. The Stranger 17 13 Nov 27, 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.
To see what your friends thought of this cmaus, please sign up. This book was just ok for me. It won’t matter once you’re dead but do you want to spend it locked in your own mind and cell. The last few pages of the book contained most of the mind meat doesn’t that sound delicious? I finally had my lightbulb moment, realized that this was the point, and began to enjoy the read for what it was.
Strana strong presence of the philosophical elements can be one of the factors that led to the great success of this novel, this novel that is now so typically a complex absurd modernistic work. Spend your life how you choose but also within the parameters of the state you live in. This book was just ok for me. If you would like to participate in the discussion here is the link: I nakon ovoga ostaje ustrajan u svom pacifizmu i protivljenju smrtnoj kazni.
Still not thrilled with this book, because I don’t identify with the main character – he’s pretty much the opposite of how I approach life.
Apart from that, apathy, lethargy and indifference seem to be his key character traits. At last, he comes to comprehend the gap between his human nature and the futility of his existence in the universe.
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The portrait painted of a criminal is what is on trial, not the man himself. Many associations come with his last name though: But his journalistic activities had been chiefly a response to the demands of the time; in Camus retired from political journalism and, besides writing his fiction and essays, was very active in the theatre as producer and playwright e. Who cares if the universe is gone billions of years from now?
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He’s a stranger to concern. That’s all that matters Camus is simply presenting something and is not concerned stranad a justification of what is fundamentally unjustifiable. Meursault is not a bad character at all, he is just honest.
It is meant to challenge our belief that justice prevails because this prosecutor created his narrative almost from whole cloth. For Albert Camus, The Stranger is an exploration into the meaning of life and if life has no meaning what is the stranqc of morality. Thematically, it’s a deep book that raises questions ranging from whether society conditions our emotions to how we deal with the difference between absurdity and existentialism.
Though I didn’t care about the characters or the plot, The Stranger did prove intellectually stimulating. Our MC was guilty.
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 to his mother.
I recognize intellectually that The Stranger is important. That’s where Camus showed himself for the philosopher that he was. This review originally appeared on my blog; http: He has also never learned the art of dissembling, so he causes trouble for himself by always saying the I think the “meat” of this book, and what made it a classic, is mostly contained camks the final chapter.
It is this honesty that gets him executed in the end. Later in the novel, Meursault walks along a beach alone, now armed with a revolver which he took from Raymond to prevent him from acting rashly. We al I am humbled by the many insightful, positive and beautifully written reviews of this book and feel a bit stupid camis just not camuz it.