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Existentialism in "The Stranger"
An analysis of the elements of existentialism in Albert Camus' "The Stranger".
# 125457 | 1,000 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (French) , Philosophy (General)

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This paper provides a discussion of the existential elements of Albert Camus "The Stranger," as they are demonstrated through the actions, thoughts, and attitudes of the main character, Mersault.

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"Existentialism is a philosophy that rejects man-made or conventional values or religious doctrine. An atheistic perspective, existentialism sees a Godless universe with no meaning or justice inherent in the world. Solomon and Higgins maintain that existentialism views existence as a sense of confrontation between ourselves and our demands for rationality and justice on the one hand and in 'indifferent universe' on the other. Existentialists often remained detached from life whether it offers joys or tragedies, seeing little meaning in an unjust and meaningless universe in..."

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