What are choices and freedoms Meursault has in The Stranger?

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Throughout Camus's The Stranger the themes of choices and freedom remain pervasive. The protagonist Meursault maintains an absurdist point of view on life, feeling very minimally affected by the events of his life. His indifference allows him to exercise his free will in strange ways; when offered a potential promotion opportunity at work, Meursault simply, and indifferently, reflects,

I didn't care much one way or the other . ....

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