The Stranger Essay | Meursault's Character Development in Albert Camus's "the Outsider"

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Meursault's Character Development in Albert Camus's "the Outsider"

Summary: As Albert Camus's "The Outsider" (also known as "The Stranger) progresses, the main character, Meursault, changes through his self-awareness, a change Camus uses the aid readers in understanding his protagonist and therefore the existentialist theme of the novel.
The progression of the plot of Albert Camus's "The Outsider" unfolds a definite evolution of the main character's thoughts and attitudes towards life and society. The main character, Meursault, whom Camus introduces to readers in the beginning of the novel is a character of much simplicity in comparison to the Meursault who awaits and contemplates his death in his jail cell at the conclusion of the book. Camus successfully displays the dynamic of Meursault by separating the book into two parts. The murder of the Arab, Meursault's incarceration, and his trial all act as significant catalysts for Meursault's existentialist philosophies to evolve. When Meursault, the non-judging becomes the judged after his crime, he becomes much more aware of his "abnormal" standards amongst society, and therefore his normal, `shallow' responses of "it doesn't matter" are no longer sufficient responses to his...

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