The Stranger
The Stranger
by Albert Camus

The Stranger Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Sun, Heat, and Weather
Colors
The Old, Odd, Robotic Woman
The Crucifix
The Courtroom
Young Reporter in Courtroom
Laughing and Swimming
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Rebirth
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 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 5
Characters
Meursault
Meursault Timeline
Marie Cardona
Marie Cardona Timeline
Raymond Sintes
Raymond Sintes Timeline
Old Salamano
Old Salamano Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Romantic
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Philosophical Viewpoints: The Absurd
Philosophical Viewpoints: The Absurd Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Sadness
Sadness Quotes
Man and the Natural World
Man and the Natural World Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Passivity
Passivity 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
Yes, His Candy Looks Delicious, But Stay Out of His Van
Yes, His Candy Looks Delicious, But Stay Out of His Van Flashcards
Yes, His Candy Looks Delicious, But Stay Out of His Van True or False
Back When You Needed a Good Reason to Kill a Foreigner
Back When You Needed a Good Reason to Kill a Foreigner Flashcards
Back When You Needed a Good Reason to Kill a Foreigner True or False
Essay
The Stranger
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
The Trial of Meursault
The Stranger and "The Myth of Sisyphus"
The Stranger and the Rock Star Treatment
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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