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Disconnection from Humans A Stranger is someone unknown and lonely and they are all by themselves In the novel by Arthur Camus The Stranger the same idea is demonstrate through existentialism that man has the free will to control his destiny and is responsibly for his actions in a purposeless universe The main character Monsieur Mersault believes in existentialism and finds himself all alone when he is separated from society and humankind Mersault takes the reader with him as he goes through his mothers death a relationship and a murder that he commits After the murder Camus takes you through Mersaults mind in jail Through out the novel Camus portrays that Mersaults disconnection with humanity is caused by his view on life that nothing matters and what you do doesnt make a difference Camus portrays that Mersaults disconnection with humanity is caused by his view on life that nothing matters and what you do in life doesnt make a difference in the end Camus shows signs of disconnection by the first-person thought process of what he lacks This disconnection from humanity and society can be viewed from the very beginning Instead of acting with emotion sad mad angry gloomy when his mother dies it seems he is emotionless It occurred to me that anyway one more Sunday was over that Maman was buried now that I was going back to work and that nothing really had changed 24 Mothers gave all humans life and most of them raised their child to adulthood so when one dies why would their child not cry or say nothing happened Camus uses these actions to show his lack of emotion So Mersault felt no sorrow or pain at his mothers death he also does not feel any emotion after he killed an Arab The Arab already stabbed Mersaults friend Raymond the day of the murder however Mersault was not looking to kill he just got into the situation
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