Otherness In American Psycho And The Outsider Essay

Introduction: In American Psycho and The Outsider, to experience the Absurd is to experience Otherness, and within both film and novel it is absurdity and the Absurd which drives Mersault and Bateman towards their respective social alienations. However, despite the inextricable link between the Absurd and Otherness within the texts, the means by which the … Read more

Free Will In The Stranger, By Albert Camus Essay

The Stranger, written by Albert Camus, is an existentialist novel about a man who struggles to understand his free will. Camus’ personal philosophy is portrayed throughout the entire novel through the actions of the main character, Monsieur Meursault. For the entire book, Meursault does not conform well into normal society. For example, he does not … Read more