To that question he responds that he probably doesn’t, and explains that marriage really isn’t such a serious thing and doesn’t require love this reaction is fairly typical of meursault as portrayed in the book. Meursault is distant from set plans, ambitions, desires, love, and emotions in general he has a difficult time with emotions such as regret and compassion the reader sees the nature of his personality in the first few lines of the novel: maman died today. One of the press at meursault 's trial who explains to meursault that his trial has been blown up because of the slow press season and because of the subsequent parricide trial the first policeman a policeman who rescues raymond's mistress from raymond 's beating and slaps raymond. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title the stranger if an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Meursault does not express any remorse upon learning of his mother’s death—he merely reports the fact in a plain and straightforward manner his chief concern is the precise day of his mother’s death—a seemingly trivial detail.
Literary analysis: how meursault is indifferent in the stranger, by albert camus although meursault is the title character and narrator of albert camus’ short novel the stranger, he is also a somewhat flat character. The stranger by camus essay topics present these essay prompts as a demonstration of learning and to stretch their literary analysis skills even though meursault does not love marie, he. Meursault after a night of passionate love with maria, whose beauty he admires and whose laugh delights him, tells her he does not love her he says this because, to him, love is a concept that has no meaning. Meursault's girlfriend, she was a typist formerly at meursault's office where they first met the day after the funeral, she meets meursault at the beach and continues to date him afterward she is slightly disturbed by his abnormal behavior but still wants to marry him knowing he does not love her.
The few clues that we have about marie's personality come from meursault, but he is not given to analyzing himself or other people and so we know little other than that she seems, basically, an uncomplicated middle-class young woman. Discussion of the absurd in albert camus' novels essays and journals melissa payne university of tennessee - knoxville discussion of the absurd in albert camus' novels, essays, and journals proving that honesty and a love of life bring peace to life. Character analysis meursault bookmark this page manage my reading list basically, one should remember that meursault is a man who will not lie about himself, a man who cannot accept the formulas by which his society convinces itself it is happy.
Literary analysis: how meursault is indifferent in the stranger, by albert camus literary analysis: how meursault is indifferent in the stranger, by albert camus although meursault is the title character and narrator of albert camus’ short novel the stranger, he is also a somewhat flat character. The sun in the stranger by albert camus - from page fifty-eight to fifty-seven of albert camus’s the stranger he uses the relentless algerian sun as a motif for the awareness of reality that pursues the main character, meursault, throughout the passage. Meursault cares about himself and enjoying himself, and marie makes him happy, so he makes her happy so she'll stick around even though he doesn't necessarily love her he does these things to keep her around because it benefits him. Enter your email and choose a password (6-12 chars) to the left then click the join now button or, use the facebook button join through facebook. Unethic and impotent struggle against an analysis of what is love to muersault the anonolo his oracy a literary analysis of six characters in search of an author by pirandello naturalization is imposed delicately.
The stranger is a famous novel written by french philosopher albert camus it tells the story of a young algerian man, meursault, whose perception of life, behavioral norms, values, and himself, differ drastically from those shared by common people. The stranger major characters monsieur meursault: meursault, the central character in the novel, is a young frenchman, who commits murder and contemplates life while on triala detached, observant, and indifferent man, meursault is constantly under scrutiny by society surrounding him. Meursault - the protagonist and narrator of the stranger, to whom the novel’s title refersmeursault is a detached figure who views and describes much of what occurs around him from a removed position he is emotionally indifferent to others, even to his mother and his lover, marie. Her desires are uncomplicated— love, marriage, and delightful social outings, preferably at the beach she dreams of someday being in paris, though she doesn’t put much stock in such dreams a romantic and dreamer, she is happiest when meursault tells her he loves her.
When meursault said that he did not love her he clearly stated that he is just using her as a booty call with meursault’s ability not to care, meursault achieved the first step of being a true existentialist. Detailed analysis of characters in albert camus's the stranger learn all about how the characters in the stranger such as meursault and contribute to the story and how they fit into the plot. Meursault agrees to marry marie because it was what she wanted, and not because of a love or even a desire for her this is evident when he says the love in question by marie “didn’t mean anything”, and that he “probably didn’t love her” (41. Meursault's cool detachment from relationships is juxtaposed by several passionate bonds between other characters, including the tender warmth between thomas pérez and madame meursault, the volatile resentment between raymond and his mistress, and the excruciating love/hate relationship between salamano and his dog though meursault remains.
Similar to the act of sex, meursault's love for swimming hinges much on the feel and taste of the event as he had longed for the salty smell of marie's hair on the pillow after she had left the sunday before, he likes playing her water game until his mouth stings with salty bitterness. Character analysis of meursault in the novel the outsider in the novel “the outsider” written by albert camus, meursault is a character that is detached and unemotional as he gives no importance to anything and he recognizes the world around him through his senses. Part ii, chapter 1 summary a week after meursault's arrest, he's questioned by the magistrate during the first interrogation, meursault reveals that he has not hired a lawyer. Albert camus' the stranger is about a man named meursault camus wrote, meursault, for me, is a poor and naked man in love with the sun which leaves no shadows he is far from being totally deprived of sensitivity for he is animated by a passion, profound because it is tacit, the passion for the absolute and for truth.
Meursault refuses to consider anything such as fate or god as a reason for man's actions and existence he can only use logic whether it is his mother's death, marie's need to prove his love for.