Meursault from the story The Stranger by Albert Camus is truly complex character. As the story starts out we see Meursault as unfeeling, passive, and apathetic, yet as the story progresses Meursault has the opportunity to talk to his prison guard about freedom. After this, he becomes more feeling, active, and appreciative, the transition showing the complexity of his character.
At the beginning of the story, Meursault finds out that his mother, Maman, had passed away. To many, this would be horrifying news, but Meursault seemed very unaffected by it. He attends the funeral and goes home, not really feeling anything. The day after, he goes out with Marie and sees a movie, and when confronted... View More »