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The Stranger

  1. 1. The Stranger Character Sketch<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Character<br />
  4. 4. Philosophy<br />Character<br />
  5. 5. Philosophy<br />Absurdism<br />Character<br />
  6. 6. Philosophy<br />Absurdism<br />Character<br />Solution?<br />
  7. 7. Philosophy<br />Absurdism<br />Character<br />Solution?<br />
  8. 8. Philosophy<br />Absurdism<br />Character<br />Solution?<br />Behavior<br />
  9. 9. Philosophy<br />Absurdism<br />Character<br />Solution?<br />Behavior<br />
  10. 10. Absurdism<br />View<br />
  11. 11. Perception<br />Absurdism<br />View<br />Solution<br />Chronicle<br />
  12. 12. Perception<br />
  13. 13. Perception<br />Himself<br />The Stranger<br />The Others<br />
  14. 14. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />The Others<br />Question 1<br />
  15. 15. Perceive his own actions<br />Irrational (without reason)<br />Doesn’t try to rationalize his actions<br />No excuse<br />Question 1<br />
  16. 16. Perceive his own actions<br />Irrational (without reason)<br />Doesn’t try to rationalize his actions<br />No excuse<br />“doesn’t matter” “no reason” “doesn’t mean anything”<br />Question 1<br />
  17. 17. Perceive his own actions<br />Page 8<br />Question 1<br />
  18. 18. Perceive his own actions<br />Page 20<br />Question 1<br />
  19. 19. Perceive his own actions<br />Page 28<br />Question 1<br />
  20. 20. Perceive his own actions<br />Page 32<br />Question 1<br />
  21. 21. Perceive his own actions<br />Page 41<br />Question 1<br />
  22. 22. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />The Others<br />Question 1<br />
  23. 23. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />irrational<br />The Others<br />Question 2<br />
  24. 24. Perceive other’s actions<br />Irrational (without reason)<br />Doesn’t try to rationalize their actions<br />No judgment<br />Simple description<br />Question 2<br />
  25. 25. Perceive other’s actions<br />Page 10<br />Question 2<br />
  26. 26. Perceive other’s actions<br />Page 23<br />Question 2<br />
  27. 27. Perceive other’s actions<br />Page 43<br />Question 2<br />
  28. 28. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />irrational<br />The Others<br />Question 2<br />
  29. 29. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />irrational<br />The Others<br />rationalize<br />Question 1<br />
  30. 30. Others perceive Meursault<br />His behavior should be rational<br />Try to rationalize his actions<br />A lot of judgment<br />“I think” “I felt” “I accuse” “I …”<br />Try to explain his thought<br />(To Meursault, his thought is irrational just like the universe and has no reason, and cannot be explained.)<br />Question 1<br />
  31. 31. Others perceive Meursault<br />Page 96<br />Question 2<br />
  32. 32. Others perceive Meursault<br />Page 102<br />Question 2<br />
  33. 33. Others perceive Meursault<br />Page 102<br />Question 2<br />
  34. 34. Perception<br />Himself<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />irrational<br />The Others<br />rationalize<br />Question 1<br />
  35. 35. Perception<br />Universe<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />rationalize<br />The Others<br />
  36. 36. Perception<br />Universe<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />
  37. 37. Perception<br />Universe<br />irrational<br />The Stranger<br />doesn’t care<br />
  38. 38. Perception<br />Others<br />Social Norms<br />The Stranger<br />doesn’t care<br />Differences<br />
  39. 39. Perception<br />Others<br />Social Norms<br />The Stranger<br />doesn’t care<br />Differences<br />Question 4<br />
  40. 40. Perception<br />Maman=Undertaker=Marie=Raymond<br />=Salamano=Céleste<br />=Robot woman=Arab<br />=Chaplain<br />=Meursault<br />=Condemned person<br />Question 4<br />
  41. 41. Everyone is equally meaningless<br />Page 121<br />Question 4<br />
  42. 42. Perception<br />Others<br />Social Norms<br />The Stranger<br />doesn’t care<br />Differences<br />Question 7<br />
  43. 43. Perception<br />Social norms are absurd<br />Courtroom represents the Society<br />Meursault cannot understand social norms<br />Meursault doesn’t see reason to follow them<br />Question 7<br />
  44. 44. Society/Courtroom is absurd<br />Page 85<br />Question 7<br />
  45. 45. Society/Courtroom is absurd<br />Page 88<br />Question 7<br />
  46. 46. Society/Courtroom is absurd<br />Page 107<br />Question 7<br />
  47. 47. Perception<br />Others<br />Social Norms<br />The Stranger<br />doesn’t care<br />Differences<br />Question 3<br />
  48. 48. No reason to change<br />Page 41<br />Question 3<br />
  49. 49. Perception<br />Differences are ultimate the same<br />All are meaningless after death<br />Cannot see reasons to pursue to be same<br />Question 3<br />
  50. 50. Perception<br />Summary<br />Meursault considers the universe to be irrational. All efforts trying to find inherent meanings will ultimately fail.<br />Absurdism<br />
  51. 51. Perception<br />Absurdism<br />View<br />Solution<br />Chronicle<br />
  52. 52. Chronicle<br />
  53. 53. Chronicle<br />Before <br />“acceptance of the absurd”<br />
  54. 54. Chronicle<br />Past<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  55. 55. Chronicle<br />Past<br />completely<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  56. 56. Chronicle<br />Past<br />live<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />satisfy need<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  57. 57. Chronicle<br />Past<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />fail<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  58. 58. Chronicle<br />Past<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />fail<br />hope<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  59. 59. Chronicle<br />Past<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />fail<br />hope<br />hope?<br />Future<br />Question 5<br />
  60. 60. Before imprisonment<br />Page 100<br />Question 5<br />
  61. 61. Chronicle<br />Past<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />fail<br />Future<br />fail<br />Question 5<br />
  62. 62. Chronicle<br />Past<br />killing time<br />Present<br />Meursault<br />fail<br />Future<br />fail<br />Question 5<br />
  63. 63. Past is just a proof of the absurd<br />Page 79<br />Question 5<br />
  64. 64. Chronicle<br />Only the present can satisfy Meursault’s physical need.<br />When the present fail to satisfy Meursault, Meursault may hope the future.<br />Past cannot satisfy Meursault’s physical need.<br />Question 5<br />
  65. 65. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />Meursault<br />Question 6<br />
  66. 66. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />after death<br />Meursault<br />Question 6<br />
  67. 67. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />believe<br />after death<br />disbelieve<br />Meursault<br />Question 6<br />
  68. 68. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />believe<br />after death<br />meaning<br />disbelieve<br />Meursault<br />Question 6<br />
  69. 69. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />Theistic existentialism<br />believe<br />after death<br />meaning<br />disbelieve<br />Meursault<br />Question 6<br />
  70. 70. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />Theistic existentialism<br />believe<br />after death<br />meaning<br />disbelieve<br />Meursault<br />Absurdism<br />Question 6<br />
  71. 71. Chronicle<br />Chaplain<br />Theistic existentialism<br />believe<br />after death<br />meaning<br />disbelieve<br />Meursault<br />Absurdism<br />Question 6<br />
  72. 72. Belief cannot be explained, proved, or changed.<br />Page 69<br />Question 6<br />
  73. 73. Belief cannot be explained, proved, or changed.<br />When belief is challenged, one will become upset.<br />Because they cannot prove it.<br />Meursault insists his own belief (atheism).<br />Question 6<br />
  74. 74. Page 120<br />Question 6<br />
  75. 75. Page 121<br />Question 6<br />
  76. 76. Page 121<br />Question 6<br />
  77. 77. Chronicle<br />Summary<br />Meursault is only in the present because only the present satisfies his need.<br />Meursault doesn’t believe in life after death, so he cannot find any meaning in his life, and this is the reason of his final absurdism.<br />Meursault believes that everything ends after death and so life has no meaning.<br />Question 6<br />
  78. 78. Perception<br />Absurdism<br />View<br />Solution<br />Chronicle<br />
  79. 79. Solution of absurd<br />Possible solutions:<br /><ul><li>Suicide
  80. 80. Religious belief</li></ul> chaplain<br /><ul><li>Acceptance of the Absurd</li></ul>Meursault at last<br /> Camus<br />
  81. 81. Find a solution to absurd<br />Page 122<br />Question 8<br />
  82. 82. Find a solution to absurd<br />Page 123<br />Question 8<br />
  83. 83. Perception<br />Absurdism<br />View<br />Solution<br />Chronicle<br />Question 8<br />
  84. 84. Absurdism<br />Meursault<br />Solution<br />Question 8<br />
  85. 85. Absurdism<br />Meursault<br />Solution<br />Question 8<br />
  86. 86. Stranger<br />Absurdism<br />Meursault<br />Solution<br />Question 8<br />
  87. 87. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />
  88. 88. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />Absurd arises out of the fundamental disharmony between the individual's search for meaning and the apparent meaninglessness of the universe.<br />
  89. 89. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />Before Meursault was put into prison, he didn’t find a way to resolve the dilemma. He is not living for a meaning.<br />
  90. 90. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />This kind of philosophy inside his unconscious mind makes him seem to be unemotional, indifferent, and passive.<br />
  91. 91. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />When he was put into prison, he got a chance to think about his philosophy and the solution to the absurd.<br />
  92. 92. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />The belief of the Chaplain makes him upset, but because a belief cannot be proved or explained, Meursault insists his own belief.<br />
  93. 93. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />Meursault finally has his own philosophy, and decides to accept the absurd while living.<br />
  94. 94. Conclusion<br />Meursault believes in the absurd and is looking for a solution to the absurd. He embraces the absurd at last as a solution.<br />Meursault’s belief also makes him a complete “stranger”.<br />
  95. 95. The Stranger<br />Page 123<br />
  96. 96. The Stranger Character Sketch<br />

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