The novel “The Plague” by Albert Camus is composed of 5 parts. The author told us the events happening during the plague in the city Oran on the Algerian coast that counts only 200.000 citizens. In the beginning we find out that the novel is a chronological diary. Notes by Jean Tarrou, one of the […]
Albert Camus was a famous French novelist, essayist, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957 and was politically active so he based his work on representing the absurdness of human existence. He mostly highlighted his opinion on how modern cities lost their touch with nature and were by that predestined for chaos.
The Stranger is a novel with which Camus had his first success. It was influenced by Nietzsche and Sartre. The novel is showing us a meaningless and absurd life and how the humans drift apart from the world. Life is represented as a meaningless existence ruled by coincidences. The questionto which Camus seeks the answer […]