The Plague
The Plague
by Albert Camus

The Plague Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Rats
War Imagery
The Difficulties of Communication
Weather
Owl Imagery
Jacques and General Christ Imagery
The Red Robes
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Epigraph?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Overcoming the Monster
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 5
Part 4, Chapter 6
Part 4, Chapter 7
Part 5, Chapter 1
Part 5, Chapter 2
Part 5, Chapter 3
Part 5, Chapter 4
Part 5, Chapter 5
Characters
Dr. Bernard Rieux
Dr. Bernard Rieux Timeline
Jean Tarrou
Jean Tarrou Timeline
Joseph Grand
Joseph Grand Timeline
Raymond Rambert
Raymond Rambert Timeline
Cottard
Cottard Timeline
Father Paneloux
Father Paneloux Timeline
The Asthmatic Spaniard
The Asthmatic Spaniard Timeline
M. Othon
M. Othon Timeline
Dr. Richard
Dr. Richard Timeline
Dr. Castel
Dr. Castel Timeline
Mme. Rieux
Dr. Rieux’s Wife
M. Michel
Jacques Othon
Mme. Othon
Mercier
The Prefect
The Cat-Spitting Man
The Inspector
The Tobacconist Clerk
Dr. Castel’s Wife
Jeanne
Raymond Rambert’s "Wife"
Mme. Loret
The Hotel Manager
Raoul
Garcia
Gonzales
Marcel and Louis
Marcel and Louis’s Mother
The Elderly Priest
The Younger Deacon
The Elderly Woman
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Philosophical Viewpoints: The Absurd, Existentialism, Humanism
Philosophical Viewpoints: The Absurd, Existentialism, Humanism Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Duty
Duty Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Criminality
Criminality Quotes
Truth
Truth Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Time
Time Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Hey, Just Be Grateful There Aren’t Ten of Them
Hey, Just Be Grateful There Aren’t Ten of Them Flashcards
Hey, Just Be Grateful There Aren’t Ten of Them True or False
Now You Serum, Now You Don’t
Now You Serum, Now You Don’t Flashcards
Now You Serum, Now You Don’t True or False
Essay