Symbolism In Albert Camus The Myth Of Sisyphus

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Abstract:
Albert Camus’ The Myth of Sisyphus strongly incorporates a fundamental conflict between what we want really from this universe and what we search in the universe, defining a clash between existence and being as non-existence. Though the story was based on Greek myth of Sisyphus, it allegorically symbolizes Sisyphus as the symbol of humankind and his work as the specimen of human existence too. Sisyphus deserved to be bound up for all his mischievous deeds that Camus investigated through the existence of humankind of this rough universe. By his psychological work The Myth of Sisyphus, Camus conveyed the journey of human beings as a futile, abash and vast prototype of apathetic life and managed to vouchsafe the strong establishment of human beings articulately. The Myth of Sisyphus projects a tyrannical and benevolent archetypal of the condition of the Greek legend Sisyphus symbolizing the dichotomy of the power and powerlessness, fortune and misfortunes, furthermore, quite unsymmetrical practices onto the projection of this universe. The Myth of Sisyphus is a fine specimen of aridness of misfortune of a hero who was coercion in nature by default, unable to ample to have a delectable deeds of life. The life of humans, in The Myth of Sisyphus, is deluged and somehow, seems to be roused by an unprincipled demagogue. To be being is to be non- existent seeming rigorously self-denying. The story innocuously presents the very wretchedness of human conditions and seeks to
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