Ms. Gokturk

Writing for the 21st Century

Chapter 1 Group Activity

GROUP 1

1. When the novel begins, how does Meursault react to his motherís death? How does he behave at her wake and funeral? How does his behavior differ from what society expects? Use TBE and page numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

2. How does Meursaultís relationship with his mother and his actions after her death reveal who he is? In other words, how do you describe him? Use TBE and page numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP 2

1. Why is Meursaultís mother in the old age home? Use TBE and page numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

2. How does Meursaultís relationship with his mother and his actions after her death reveal who he is? In other words, how do you describe him? Use TBE and page numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP 3

1. Do you think Meursault cared about his mother? How do we know or not know? Use TBE and page numbers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. How does Meursaultís relationship with his mother and his actions after her death reveal who he is? In other words, how do you describe him? Use TBE and page numbers!