Examples Of Violence In How To Read Literature Like A Professor

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In Thomas C. Foster’s How to Read Literature Like A Professor, he emphasizes that violence is one of the most personal and intimate acts between human beings. It also known to be symbolic and thematic in literature. Furthermore, the chapter mostly correlates to Albert Camus’s novel, The Stranger, due to the gruesome murders and outbursting fights within the story. The violence is shown within the main protagonist, Meursault, as he relentlessly shoots an Arab man for no apparent reason making it a symbolic action. During the beginning of the novel, Meursault goes to his neighbor Raymond’s house. The visit results into a physical fight due to insults made towards Meursault. Relating to aspects on violence, this scene was made to show simple

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