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Father Paneloux, after witnessing the death of a child infected by plague, delivers another sermon, much more sympathetic than the first.

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In the final section, Tarrou is claimed as one of the plague’s last victims.
The plague itself can be read as a metaphor for absurdity, or at least as the
type of devastating circumstance—such as a war—that brings people face to face with the absurd.

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But, as the plague established itself in all its terrifying permanence, the sea recedes from
Camus went to Paris and worked for Paris Soir, a city newspaper. He then went home and then returned to Paris a second time, where he published L'Étranger (The Stranger) and La Mythe de Sisyphe (The Myth of Sisyphus). When Nazi Germany occupied France during World War II, Camus wrote for Combat, a resistance newspaper.

 

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Albert Camus was born in Mondovi, Algeria on November 7, 1913. A year later, his father was killed fighting in France. Camus lived a poor childhood, but he was not unhappy. He studied philosophy at the University of Algiera and became a journalist. He also opened the Théâtre de l'équipe, a small performing arts group.


Bernard Rieux who does his best to fight the plague throughout the long tragedy, and Jean Tarrou, a
stranger to the town of Oran who nevertheless sacrifices everything in the struggle against the disease, Camus
expresses his ideas of steadfastness against violence and commitment to the plight of others with a level of moral
insight that surpasses his earlier work.


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Camus continued to write, and gained fame writing some of his famous works, including La Peste (The Plague), and La Chute (The Fall). He was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Name: Albert Camus
Born: November 7, 1913, Mondovi, Algeria
Died: January 4, 1960, Sens, France
Awards: Nobel Prize for Literature (1957)

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Part III merely describes the height of the plague’s devastation, including the burial rituals which slowly
diminish in formality until bodies are merely heaped upon one another in ditches.

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The main concepts behind
Camus’ moral thinking at the time find their expression through Tarrou, who explains his aspiration “to become a
saint without God” to Rieux.

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“If God denies grace to most of
humanity, then there is a desperate need to minister—without God’s help—to the damned” (Kamber, 26).

When the plague breaks out in Oran, Father Paneloux is asked to deliver a sermon.

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Using the Algerian town of Oran as his setting, Camus reduces this immense
tragedy down to artistically manageable proportions, isolating the town from the rest of the world when the gates
are closed after the discovery of an outbreak of bubonic plague.