Letranger comme une mise en image du mythe sisyphe. Although a relatively minor character in camuss novel letranger, marie cardona, the protagonist meursaults lover, was the authors favorite. When marie cardona is surprised at his invitation to take her to the movies. When meursault is arrested and sentenced to death, her dreams.
Dec, 2011 this website and its content is subject to our terms and conditions. She represents love of life and unabashed sexuality in the novel to a greater degree than any other character. Nov 08, 2017 albert camus 191960 est ne en algerie dun pere francais et dune mere dorigine espagnole. He simply does not care that his mother is dead, or that marie loves him. Its theme and outlook are often cited as examples of camus s philosophy of the absurd and existentialism, though camus personally rejected the latter label the title character is meursault, an indifferent french algerian described as a citizen of france domiciled in north africa, a man of the. Marie is on the fringe of this novel, even though meursault has agreed to marry her. Jai resume letranger, il y a tres longtemps, par une phrase dont je reconnais quelle est tres paradoxale. Free download or read online the outsider pdf epub book. The stranger characters and analysis a research guide for.
Laughter in camuss letranger hope christiansen i t may surprise readers to know that camuss 1942 novel, not known for humor, 1 features enough occurrences of the word rire for it to qualify as a motif, appearing twentyone times in part i, most often in descriptions of marie cardona, the typist with whom. Its theme and outlook are often cited as examples of camus s philosophy of the absurd and existentialismthough camus personally rejected the latter label. Albert camus the stranger was in place, but the screws had been given only a few turns and their nickeled heads stuck out above the wood, which was stained dark walnut. The stranger albert camus the bronx high school of science. Fiche portant sur le roman letranger dalbert camus. Introduction dans letranger dalbert camus le protagoniste meursault dabord. Gerhard hellera german editor, translator and lieutenant in the wehrmacht working for the censorship bureau offered to help. Critics in recent years have suggested that the hero of camus letranger does not. The first edition of the novel was published in 1942, and was written by albert camus. Masson is a carefree person who likes to live his life and be happy. Masson is the owner of the beach house where raymond takes marie and meursault. Although a relatively minor character in camus s novel letranger, marie cardona, the protagonist meursaults lover, was the authors favorite creation. An arab womana nurse, i supposedwas sitting beside the bier.
In the stranger, albert camus portrays meursault, the books narrator and main character, as aloof, detached, and unemotional. Pdf the outsider book by albert camus free download 111. Yet meursault appears to like her only for her physical appearance. Events that would be very significant for most people, such as a marriage proposal or a parents death, do not matter to him, at least not on a sentimental level. Je lavais pour ainsi dire oublie, mais en me levant, cette idee mest venue. Lecrivain est donc eleve par sa mere, mais surtout par sa grandmere puisque sa mere est tres occupee a faire le menage pour nourrir albert et son frere lucien. He displays impassiveness throughout the book in his reactions to the people and events described. Des le lendemain, il va nager avec marie cardona qui devient sa maitresse. Marie cardona was a typist in the same workplace as meursault. One day, while swimming at the public beach down at the algiers harbor, she bumps, or rather, swims into meursault, a former coworker of hers at the shipping company.
The arabs include raymonds mistress, her brother and assumed friends. Camus set this in 1930s algeria, then a french colony. None of the arabs in the stranger are named, reflecting the distance between the french colonists and native people. A day after he attends his mothers funeral, she meets him at a public beach, and they begin a. Although a relatively minor character in camuss novel letranger, marie cardona, the protagonist meursaults lover, was the authors favorite creation. Marie never grasps the indifference of the universe, and she never comes to understand the redemptive value of abandoning hope. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 111 pages and is available in paperback format. Meursault is psychologically detached from the world around him. Marie cardona is a simple, undemanding, and guileless girl. Stranger by albert camus translated from the french by stuart gilbert. What do stella kowalski, jane eyre and marie cardona have in common. I was rather keen on her in those days, and i fancy she liked me, too.
Tes global ltd is registered in england company no 02017289 with its registered office at 26 red lion square london wc1r 4hq. L etranger gives the appearance of being an extremely. Camus implies that marie, lacking the deeper understanding of the universe that meursault has attained, is less enlightened than meursault. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one. Letranger dalbert camus archive, les classiques des sciences sociales. The stranger characters and analysis a research guide. Description des personnages l etranger dalbert camus. Description des personnages letranger dalbert camus. Cardona, a former typist in our office whom id had a thing for at the time. The the stranger quotes below are all either spoken by marie cordona or refer to marie cordona. The reader will appreciate the dramatic irony in meursaults statement that he does not like policemen, as he will soon be forced to deal with not only policemen but prison and the legal system as a result of his own violent acts. Analysis of the stranger by albert camus igcse ibdp exam.
But one should remember that she had great hope for her new life in paris with meursault. Marie asks meursault to find and bring a policeman, but he refuses for purely selfish reasons. Je lai aidee a monter sur une bouee et, dans ce mouvement, jai effleure ses seins. He does not think much about events or their consequences, nor does he express much feeling in relationships or during emotional times.796 1287 1343 1195 1456 291 566 405 438 984 678 1537 363 1681 1260 382 804 1394 522 649 840 285 647 1517 1367 225 909 166 1135 624 408 1286 968 601 859 382 236 1351