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The Plague reconsidered

The Plague reconsidered

a new look at its origins and effects in 16th and 17th century England.

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Published by Local Population Studies in association with the S.S.R.C. Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure in (S.l.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plague -- History -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Population.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Local Population Studies supplement
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15337510M
    ISBN 100950395129
    OCLC/WorldCa4029133

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All of this can be an exercise, if done consciously, to revolt against time's silent, sure murder of the body. Yet both are.

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Wow, this was just blatantly stating the fact that the women need men to protect them. Rieux's initial acceptance of the plague is a major scene in this first section, and as relief from this tension Chapter 5 briefly changes the pace.

Castel says that, ironically, something as tiny as fleas are at the root of the problem. Here also we know in advance the horrible fate in store for the characters, and we watch as the scenes unfold the familiar fate and the agony of, say, Oedipus or Creon.

Camus seems, then, to be creating a society of habit-oriented people in order to confront them with death in its most horrible form — the plague. It describes the bloated corpse of a rat. His role will enlarge as the story develops. These details are the gears and wheels of Rieux's project of truth; they are the bits of conversation, street-corner portraits, the city's nerve ends.

This chapter is a kind of didactic catch-all for Camus-Rieux to vent personal feelings about the plague and all its implications. Its death-dealing powers are so enormous that his imagination fails to respond to the figure of a hundred million deaths, a figure he reckons as the historical toll of plague.

Camus' idea of living meaningfully, yet knowing full well that life has no eventual meaning, is a positive-negative contrast.

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It would take a book at least the length of the novel to make a complete analysis of meaning and form and the correspondences of meaning and form, in L'galisend.com: Albert Camus.