Jane Addams In The Stranger

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According to Jane Addams “The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself”. In The Stranger by Albert Camus, he examines the immortality of man; therefore social constructs are unreliable. Social constructs are changed when Meursault does not cry at his mom’s funeral, when he shows no sign of affection when Marie asked him to marry her, and when he has no remorse for killing the Arab. Thus, Camus examines in the novel, The Stranger, what happens to society and the people within it when people do not care. As Meursault finished eating, he glances at the mirror, and explains that the day of his mother’s funeral was just like any other day to him since he hasn’t seen her in a long time. Meursault says, "It occurred to

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