• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

What do you think is Meursault's fundamental revelation? What deep truth has he come to realize?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Barbara S. 11-1 BSGE English HL January 2, 2012 What do you think is Meursault's fundamental revelation? What deep truth has he come to realize? Meursault fundamental revelation is essentially that there is no point, and that he lives in a absurd world. He has come to realize that the world is essentially senseless; he comes to this realization at ?dawn? in his ?cell?. ...read more.

Middle

In retrospect from passivity to action. His actions might not be radical in themselves, but he is conscious of them now, cognizant, "ready to live it [his life] all again." Meursault seems to be slightly more awakened as he yells as the Chaplain with ?cries of anger? Prior to this revelation Meursault would have remained indifferent and would not have cared. ...read more.

Conclusion

He no longer sees people as strangers; he takes himself out of this social isolation and goes as far as to even speak in front of a large crowd right before his execution. Meursault says that "we?re all elected by the same fate," meaning that everyone dies and in that sense no one is above anyone else. Everyone is equal hence furthering these absurdities of life. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate World Literature section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work