Albert Camus - Mersault's view of his mother's death Showing of 12
'Guilt' would imply that Meursault cared about his relationship or lack of I'm no stranger to psychology and ideas about neurosis and those kinds of things. In discussing other elements in Camus' The Stranger, critics have frequently commented trast the nature of Meursault's relationship with his mother. Second . The relationship between Meursault and his mother is one of much debate in the novel The Stranger. Even though we never see the.
Even though we never see the relationship in real time, as the book begins with the mother's death, we do learn more about their relationship from Meursault's behavior both at and after her funeral. At his mother's funeral, Meursault was very distracted.
It was hot and he was tired, therefore he seemed to not feel any sadness about his mother's death. The relationship between Salamano and his dog is also one that sparks a lot of conversation while reading The Stranger. Salamano and his dog are both pretty old and both have a skin disease. Even though they have these similarities, Salamano abuses his dog and they are known to hate each other.
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This escalates until Salamano's dog runs away from his owner while they are out on a walk. Salamano and his dog have an abusive relationship that sparks the question if Salamano should actually be allowed to have ownership of the dog.
Meursault and his mother have a pretty distant relationship, as Meursault sent his mother to a home and then didn't visit her much because it was inconvenient.
While at his mother's funeral, Meursault then didn't express much grief in the way that society expected him to. Even though both relationships seem to be unusual ones, they also have some fundamental differences.
The coldness and the lack of emotion towards Marie are described well on page Towards the end of the show I kissed her, but badly. Afterwards she came back to my place.
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Through these descriptions of Marie, he appears indifferent. He also states that he probably would have accepted the same proposal if it had come from another woman. At the funeral direct reaction Since Meursault had to go to the funeral, he had to be absent from the work for two days.
He justifies himself a lot thought the novel. Meursault also smoked at the funeral. At the police how he talked about it later on Meursault gets arrested in Part 2 because he murdered an Arab.
His Lawyer asks him about his unusual behavior at the funeral and asks him if he felt any grief at the funeral. Meursault is a cold character, however he seems to be a really honest man.
He is not panicking, and it seems like he is not that worried about him. He felt faith towards this Lawyer, and Meursault thanked him, showing that he is polite and respects him.
Talking with magistrate Magistrate tells him that God will forgive him if he believes God.