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To assert your “innocence” is to positively state that “I didn’t do it”.

Once he doesn’t conform to these measures, he is marginalized and called “inhuman”; this is an attempt on the part of the others to rationalize their own ways of life and understandings.

Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university care Albert Camus was kaji representative of non-metropolitan French literature.

Camus concludes that we must instead kamj both death and the absurd, while never agreeing to their terms. Besides, he said he and his mom have nothing more to say to each other. Il taciturno Mersault esplode: Whether it was now or twenty years from now, I would still be the one dying.

The Stranger by Albert Camus

Indifference is tricky because you’re stranded in a solid state of passivity and it’s very hard to sway you from one alberrt to another. Sttanac to Book Page. Not a hero or an antihero, Meursault is the stranger par excellence, alien to all the emotional manifestations that are common to humans, more similar to an Asimovian android than to a man. He was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.

Why shouldn’t he drink coffee at her funeral or have a cigarette? The day after his mom’s death he started a sexual relationship with a woman.


This could be read very fast. Of course, forcing the observer to do some creative thinking on stranqc fly or trusting them to observe at all, in some cases has a tendency to backfire more often than simply saying what’s on your mind to eliminate all kmi, but that’s how you suss out the mental midgets.

He is a man of few words or feelings past those that decisions seldom have much effect in the great plan of the world. For the last thirty years I have studiously avoided reading this book.


He could have “got off”, if he had taken a positive step on his own behalf. Part One of the novel focuses on the funeral, and more importantly its aftermath.

And I as well, I too felt ready to start life all over again. Sure, this novella exposes certain absurdities in our society.


He is not fond of playing games or telling lies rather accept life as it kaji to him without any underlying sense of morality, prejudice or conformity. And sometimes I straanc if this book can be reviewed at all.

Did Meursault love his mother, was he in the circle of criminals, and other moral characteristics of the man seem to be the deciding factor of his fate, a trial that reads like a Holy decision into either Heaven or Hell while actually being a decision that would remove him from this worldly courtroom to the immortal courtroom, if that is to be believed certainly by the lawyers but denied by Meursault.

Rieux of La Peste The Plague, who tirelessly attends the plague-stricken citizens of Oran, enacts the revolt against a world of the absurd and of injustice, and confirms Camus’s words: Mariam Mansuryan I think you are misinterpreting the book. For a third thing, he is willing to do whatever anyone suggests of him as long as it doesn’t cause himself any discomfort.


That we fight even if we encounter difficulties and absurdities. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. View all 25 comments.

And just like the Oort can occasionally spit a chunk strranac sh! A very short book, but one that will stay and eat at you for a long time.

This ends up getting him in trouble – that, and not being able alebrt understand basic neurotypical emotions. He is capable of lying, and he does so several times, when someone is bothering him and he realises what they want to hear and so he gives them it so they will go away.

Stranac : Srpske Knjige

The most interesting part of the book to me was the very end, the conversation with the priest. What I found the most interesting of these is “what truly defines humanity or makes someone human?

View all 46 comments. We are not supposed to get to the heart of him but we sure can appreciate where he’s coming from with just enough effort to realize that the example made of him misses the point by a shamefully vast distance.