IN AN ESSAY titled “Camus’s ‘Le Renegat’: An Allegory of the Existentialist of ” La Femme adultere” reveals that that recit also bears the mark of absur- .. Stirling, Elwyn F. “Albert Camus’s Adulterous Woman: A Consent to Dissolution. sistently than La Femme Adultère,2 the two ideas of which – “Γ absurd” and “la Gamus’s ideas, Albert Camus and the Literature of Revolt (New York. ). Albert Camus’s Adulterous Woman: A Consent to Dissolution. Elwyn F. Sterling. Structurally speaking, the various elements of “La Femme adultere” exist, as.

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The Adulterous Woman

Her life became entombed in the shuttered apartment above the shop. But there are also numerous places where the translation literally follows the French way of describing things, including the tendency to dangle subordinate clauses qualifying the object of the sentence.

From this and scores of other examples the reader learns that French obviously allows for, permits or encourages more convoluted sentences frmme English normally does, sentences made up of two or more clauses whose stitching together often leads to the inversion adulterd traditional English word order.

After a little way he turns and looks and sees the Arab still standing in the same spot. He allows himself to be married to sweet Louise who loves him with a selfless devotion, and they move into a cramped apartment characterised by an enormous studio with high windows.

But he abruptly turns away from the church and heads off towards the poor black quarter he had visited the night before.

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July Learn how and when to remove this template message. The title of the story is taken from John 8: Although this could also be interpreted as trying to shirk his responsibilities. Lassalle, tries to be friendly with his workers but they all resolutely silent.

On the trip, her view of the world, both literally and figuratively, are widened. At the beginning of the story, Janine is described as basing her existence on her husband, that is, he needs her and so she has a reason to exist. At the end of the day the owner returns to the workshop to say a very pale and listless goodbye.


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He pretends to be asleep and watches the Arab, in the event, quietly leave the schoolroom. He asks to be taken to the miserably impoverished Negro quarter and into a typically squalid hut.

This page was last edited on 19 December alberf, at cmaus There is too much going on here. From time to time the horse stumbled. Once the stave was ripped, you could hear only the sound of the motor. She married short, bug-eyed Marcel, not so much because she was attracted to him, but because he so obviously needed her.

Despite the yelling of the crowd to turn round he staggers on towards the poor hut of his friend and there throws the stone into the primitive fireplace where it comes to rest in the flickering flames and ashes. This is described in an erotic manner, as if her adultery took place not with another man, but fmeme the night itself in a temporarily empowering liberation from her constricting, married, subservient, and following life.


He thought he had given the Arab the freedom to choose his destiny. It was republished as a Penguin paperback in Once at the fort Janine is overcome with an even stronger feeling of excitement and freedom than when she made love with her husband. From Adkltere, the free encyclopedia.

It is factual, descriptive, minimal, and yet pregnant with meaning. The humid air was heavy. That night, lying in bed next to her husband, she breaks with his narrow neediness and feels called back to the vastness of the desert, as seen from atop the fort.

He is 40 now, married to Fernande and they have a school-age son. A third interpretation simply picks up the theme of exile. But as word gets around fashionable Paris, critics and society ladies drop by his little apartment, followed by disciples asking his opinion of their work, the phone is ringing all the time with invitations to lunch or dinner, his wife produces one, two, three babies who are parked around the flat, bawling continuously, until Gilbert is living in a state of siege.

Fmeme the other hand, she experienced excitement from gazing at the starry night sky at the fort.

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Marcel is a merchant and Janine is his assistant. Except that a few moments later the Arab returns. Nonetheless, Balducci makes Daru sign a document accepting responsibility, then leaves, first giving Daru his spare revolver.