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The Stranger's Truthful Passion

Summary: Essay shows how society provides pressure to conform to lies, but Meursault refuses to do so in Albert Camus' "The Stranger."
Society has always been known to judge people based on their age, sex, appearance, and social status. Yet in The Stranger, Meursault was judged on something completely different, his unique personality of not caring about the society's customs and practices. Meursault is a candid person who will do things that he wants, and will not lie to make his life easier. Through Meursault's life experience, Albert Camus tried to reveal that our society is often prejudiced against people who are different. Camus also wanted to show us that although lying is thought to be morally incorrect; in reality, society often does want us to lie

A refusal to lie is not usual, and Meursault's unusual behavior resulted in a sort of breaking of social conventions and made everyone around him feel uncomfortable, threatened and fearful. Camus warned us about how society is often against people who...

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