What are examples of dread and anxiety in The Stranger?
For a good chunk of The Stranger, the protagonist Meursault has absolutely no dread or anxiety in any regards of his life. After killing an Arab man, Meursault shows neither satisfaction nor remorse. He certainly isn't a sadist who enjoyed the crime, nor is he empathetic enough to regret it.
It isn't until Meursault faces his own death that dread and anxiety set in. Slowly, the realization of the brutality of capital punishment (particularly by guillotine)...
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