In your own words, describe the setting of the city of Oran. Do you think this setting is an appropriate one for Camus' novel? Why or why not?
How important is character in this novel? Explain your views, referring closely to the text and focusing in depth on two characters.
Choose two characters from the novel, one appealing, the other not so. Compare and contrast these two characters, referring closely to the text.
Weather conditions in Oran are frequently described at important points in the novel. Examine the ways three of these are connected emotionally or thematically with the action and/or characters in the novel.
Usually in a novel there is a network of conflict between characters. While some of this happens in The Plague (think of Rambert's efforts to escape the city), it is minimal. What is the source of conflict in The Plague? Is it...
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