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Is this how “true” literature feels? The portrait painted of a criminal is what is on trial, not the man himself. The main character is likable enough to the people around him, but he drove me nuts because he is so passive! I’ve never taken a philosophy class, but I feel like if I would have read this in supplement to talking about its deeper themes, then I would’ve gotten along with it better.

This 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.

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There is something missing for me. That’s where Camus showed himself for the philosopher that he was.

In the first part, through narrating arbitrary episodes of his everyday life, we can deduce the picture of a man whose routine is confined to his own flat, his neighbourhood, office, restaurant and beach. Absurdism, as commonly defined by philosophers, refers to the constant conflict between the human tendency to search for intrinsic meaning or value in life and the human incapability to find any in such chaotic and purposeless universe.

But in practice I found it lacking.


The sun appears to be as much a reason as any for a killing. The one thing, though, that he failed to understand is that you yourself can attribute meaning to anything.

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View all 17 comments. Stranca a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Philosophers may have very different doctrines but they generally believe that philosophical thinking begins with the human subject. Imenski prostori Stranica Razgovor. So while I found the character a fine example of existentialism, the only truly absurd thing in the plot was the murder itself.

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Yes, they try him for murder, but no one seems to care, beyond the random quickly bypassed question, that there is no motive for this killing. The primary trouble with this novel is that it doesn’t go far enough, or at the least, doesn’t explore strwnac absurdities it does present. Dec 10, Nouha A. Kuga, SysPrint, Lektira dostupna svima; str.

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Trivia About The Stranger. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”. He’s a stranger to concern. This itself is among the primary ideals of the Absurdists; for they believe that death caamus inevitable and that it is the only absolute in an intrinsically meaningless life.

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HardcoverBiblioteka Jutarnjeg lista XX. This book started off being weird and kind of confusing, but it started making sense when it got to part two. What influenced Meursault to kill the Arab? I wonder wtranac many students fall into the trap of picking this novel thinking it was short only to discover how difficult it is to analyse.

Who cares if it means something to someone else? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Mariam Mansuryan I think you are misinterpreting the book. Doesn’t brilliance make you think? View all 8 comments. Quick reread before heading into The Meursault Stramac with one of my goodreads book groups! Did I hate this book? I recognize intellectually that The Stranger is important. I do not have enough dtranac an understanding of absurdism or existential philosophy to full appreciate The Stranger.


So in order to fully grasp the intent behind this classic novel, we must look into just what existentialism is and more practically absurdism. The main character was very unemotional and lived off of facts. Perhaps not the best book to finish on Christmas Eve This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This book had a lot of potential but fell flat to me.

He’s a stranger to remorse. Write a customer review. It’s funny how our perceptions form our opinions on books, even when we know our feelings on the book may not have been the intentions of the author. Overall, not the best book I’ve read for school, but one that works well in a Socratic seminar or any type of discussion.

The way out of this absurdity must be found within the srtanac situation, in the revolt against said situation; that means revolt against death and against the passing of time. We know this, don’t we! It’s funny how our perceptions form our opinions on books, even when we know our feelings on the book may not have been the intentions of the author.