Writing for the 21st Century
The Stranger Group Work
In the first three chapters, the author gives us insight into Meursaultís world. Review the chapters with your group to answer the following questions.
A) Describe the following people and Meursaultís relationship with each: Boss, Marie, Raymond, Mother, and Salamano.† Use text-based evidence/quotes with page numbers to support your conclusions.
What things give Merusault pleasure? Find at least three things that seem to make him content and he does to pass the time. Find text-based evidence (TBE) with page numbers to support your conclusions for each. In other words, how often and when does he engage in these activities?
What things does Meursault seem to not like? Find the people or things that seem to make him uncomfortable. Find text-based evidence (TBE) with page numbers to support your conclusions.
Meursault appears to be paranoid at times. Find evidence of his paranoia in the first three chapters. Find text-based evidence (TBE) with page numbers to support your conclusions.
a psychosis characterized by systematized delusions of persecution or grandeur
usually without hallucinations
2 : a tendency on the part of an individual or group toward excessive or irrational suspiciousness and distrustfulness of others