Without looking at your notes, write down everything you can remember from yesterday's powerpoint on existentialism and the Absurd. Some questions to help jog your memory:
The Stranger, chapters 1-5 discussion questions:
A.Do you like Meursault? What is your opinion of him?
B. What is your opinion of Raymond? Would you consider him a "moral" person? What about Meursault? Is he moral, immoral or amoral? Evidence?
C. Re-read page 18: Why does M just want to sleep? Is he facing the reality of his mother's death? Why or why not?
D. Page 19: As I was waking up, it came to me why my boss had seemed annoyed when I asked him for two days off: Today is Saturday......But in the first place, it isn't my fault." What element of existentialism does M's attitude contradict?
E. Read pages 22-24:
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