Meursault: The Absurd Hero

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In the story The Stranger by Albert Camus, Meursault, the absurd hero is put on trial. Meursault is put on trial first of all for his senseless murder, but that is not the only reason. The main reason he was put on trial, was for his Maman’s death and his act of senselessness. From Meursault 's point of view we see that the bailiff questions people like Perez Maman’s fiance. The bailiff asked Perez, “Had [you] at least seen [him] cry?”(Camus 91). Perez responded with, “No” (91). This question makes most of the court hate Meursault, but what the people do not know is Meursault perspective of life. Since Meursault and his lawyer do not speak up their opinions on Meursault still stand. In conclusion, if people understood Meursault, then he would
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