We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Stranger

The Stranger


by Albert Camus

The Stranger: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. The Stranger reflects Camus’s philosophical stance as _______. -> Absurdist
2. The Stranger opens up with an announcement of ____ -> Death
3. The Stranger focuses on one man’s _________ from society, from friends, from his lover, from human emotion, and eventually from normal logic. -> Romanticism
4. Meursault is remorseless for the murder he commits, and feels nothing about death in general, because he doesn't see any meaning in the world. To which theme does this relate? -> Sadness
5. ____ is an attempt to create meaning. -> Philosophy