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The PriestKafka vs CamusThe Outsider written by Albert Camus and The Trial written by FranzKafka are two books that have been critically acclaimed since the timethat they were published There are critics that claim that TheOutsider is a dull book and is not even a read-worthy book Otherpeople claim that it shows us how society actually acts upon people whodo not want to be like the rest of society The Trial falls under thesame kind of criticism but both books although written by differentwriters in a different poque fall under the same kind of genreImprisoned Lives In both The Outsider and The Trial there are manypeople who influence the protagonists in a positive and in a negativeway but none of those characters are as important as the priest Thepriest being of the same profession in both books and trying toaccomplish the same kind of tasks have a totally different effect onthe two protagonists In The Outsider the priest changes the wholeattitude that Meursault has to life whereas in The Trial the priesttells Joseph K how his life actually is Why do you refuse to see me This question was asked by the priestand was meant for Meursault Normally if a person is convicted todeath he will see a priest before the sentence is executed Meursaultdid not do that He profusely refused to see the priest and why shouldhe He did not believe in god Meursault did not care as he did notcare if his mother died or if someone proposed marriage to him Thisof course went totally against the rules and ethics of society whichcannot permit such kind of behaviour But why does Cams characterizeMeursault like that Why did he create such kind of an outsider tosociety Cams created such an outsider because he wanted to showpeople how life actually is Society does not accept people who do notbend the truth a little and lie Society wants to make life as easy ascan be making
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