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by Albert Camus

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How does Camus develop the themes of freedom and responibility in the human situation?

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One way in which Camus develops the themes of freedom and responsibility in "The Guest " is by showing the intertwined and inevitable nature of both as part of what it means to be human. Daru does not choose to be involved in the situation with the Arab. He is forced to deal with a condition thrust upon him.  Freedom and responsibility are forced to be assumed in a situation that is not his. This...

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