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The Stranger

The Stranger


by Albert Camus

The Stranger: Yes, His Candy Looks Delicious, But Stay Out of His Van True or False

1. What does Meursault do for a living? -> He is a longshoreman
2. What news does Meursault receive in a telegram? -> That his wife has had a baby
3. Whom does Meursault befriend? -> A politician
4. By whom are Meursault and his friends confronted on their beach vacation? -> A Mexican
5. Why does Meursault commit murder? -> There is no real explanation