Meursault goes around without a purpose in his life. He often acts irrationally (at least to other, ‘normal’ people), which is shocking and unacceptable to the jury, as well as to the general population, who eventually convict him. It seems that his actions are purely…
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by Albert Camus
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Meursault, Meursault's mother, Thomas Pérez, Céleste, Marie Cardona
The main character of the novel, Meursault, is a young ordinary man. Meursault receives a telegram informing him of his mother's death. He attends the funeral, but surprises other people present with his unusual calm and detachment.