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Analysis of "Camus' the Outsider"

Summary: Jean-Paul Satre's essay titled "Camus'The Outsider" about the Albert Camus novel "The Outsider" in which Satre examines the novel's "experience of the absurd."
In the essay "Camus' The Outsider," Jean-Paul Sartre explains that Camus' book is more of an 'experience of the absurd' for readers than a 'novel' because it uses literary approaches to identify and clarify the absurdity of life. He then defines the absurd, people's reaction to it, and the narrative technique Camus uses.

According to Jean Sartre, the absurd is both a 'state of fact' and what people obtain from this 'state of fact'. He is also the man who does not hesistate to draw the inevitable conclusions from a fundamental absurdity.The writer shows us that Meursault, the protagonist, is rather absurd because unlike any other rational person, he does not regret his mother's death and instead of mourning he goes to watch a comedy movie and befriends Marie and goes on living as if nothing has happened. In addition, Mearsault is also happy...

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