Rebellion - This is an act against an oppressive, limiting circumstance undertaken in order to change that circumstance for the betterment of both the individual and those with whom he shares the experience.
Revolution - This act is taken to assume control over those who participated in maintaining the earlier status quo in order to permanently and totally destroy that status.
History - This is, as defined in the book, the relationship between incidents in time.
Nihilism and Absurdism - These philosophies claim that no human being has any reason to have any faith in anything.
Mid-20th Century Europe - The book takes place within the socio-political-cultural context of this period of intense instability as the result of the Second World War.
Romanticism - In the context of this book, this is defined as a movement against the idea that humanity's primary relationship is with God.
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