Years after graduating from college, Changez has a broader and more cynical perspective than he does as an undergraduate. That night they see a comedy and go back to Meursault's. That evening he sees Marie who asks if he will marry her. Marie visits him once and the visiting room is very crowded, bright, loud, and hot. They are interrupted by the loud fight between Raymond and his girlfriend. Every life is worth the same and all are privileged.. As both speeches are very long, Meursault finds it difficult to pay attention. His lawyer visits him the next day and is disturbed that he will not agree to say that he repressed his natural feelings on the day of Maman's funeral. Peterson, Cameron. In his prison cell, Meursault denies the chaplain three times. The sirens blast just before dawn and Meursault thinks of Maman. Meursault receives a call from Raymond at the office which annoys. Strange Voices is a 1987 American made-for-television drama film about schizophrenia directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman and written by Wayne and Donna Powers. Their discussions after this time are more cordial and Meursault remembers little else he enjoyed as much as these moments between him and the magistrate. He says no. On the Princeton soccer team, and at Princeton in general, his talents separate him from others instead of ingratiating him with his peers. Instant downloads of all 1372 LitChart PDFs The guards tear the chaplain away and Meursault falls asleep. The two things he thinks about most though are dawn and his appeal. With the heat and glare of the knife, Meursault shoots the gun once and then four more times, killing the Arab. I told him one could never be quite sure how to act in such cases, but I quite understood his wanting her to. He understands her need to live life all over again, explaining why she took a fiancé so close to death. He remembers that he hates Sundays because they are boring so he takes a nap. Meursault follows him though he wanted to be left alone. "Strange Voices Quotes." These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Stranger. When they return, he takes off down the beach again. The reviews were mixed as the film was criticized as inferior to other made-for-television movies about the disorder, including Promise (1986). Once there he sees a woman he used to be attracted to at work, Marie Cardona. The main problem he faces is killing time. Jim’s insight into Changez’s character is also the first indication that Changez, at least as an undergraduate, cares deeply about his classmates’ opinion of him, and goes out of his way to control his public image. resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Meursault finds the recreation of events plausible and sees how he could be thought of as Raymond's accomplice. Rip is compelled to follow this stranger, though he can’t say why. The waiter could be dangerous and hostile to Americans, or polite; Changez could believe that the waiter is polite, or he could be concealing the waiter’s hostility from the Stranger. Meursault realizes that he has even begun talking aloud to himself and that his reflection refuses to smile, but he is not at all unhappy. “Would not have made it through AP Literature without the printable PDFs. Most of the villagers love him, but he is constantly nagged by his termagant wife, Dame Van Winkle. Meursault does not like how his lawyer replaces his name with "I" and feels further excluded from the entire process. Raymond gets cut and needs to be stitched. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. Here, repetition and attachment is enacted over and over again by the man and his dog. Meursault eats dinner alone at Céleste's until he is joined by a jerky robot-like woman. Changez’s comparison of international and American students at Princeton is both a cocky statement of his talent and a frank account of international students’ experience at American colleges. The magistrate calls him again and is bothered by the part in his testimony where he hesitated before firing the last four shots. In many ways, Western imperialism and American capitalism are responsible for the decline in Changez’s family’s fortunes: the local elite that once dominated Pakistan slowly lose their power and influence, first to the British colonists, then to businessmen, many of whom work for American companies. At the home, Meursault meets the director and the caretaker and is taken to see his mother. Meursault eats lunch, takes a nap, and returns to work. He asks for two days off and takes the bus to the home he had put his mother in when he could no longer afford to take care of her. It was one of the ten highest rated made for TV movies that year with a 33 share in the Nielsen Ratings. Plot Summary “Rip Van Winkle” focuses on the idle and simple character of Rip Van Winkle. Princeton and Underwood Samson encourage Changez to embrace America, but in the present day, Changez makes it clear that he hasn’t forgotten Pakistan at all. Marie is surprised to hear that Meursault's mother died only yesterday. He chats with the caretaker, naps, smokes, and has some coffee. It is a strange thing for the rain to reply to the poet. Web. He devours his lunch and then takes a walk with the other men. He had lived his life one way but it did not matter and no one's life, death, or love made a difference to him. Summary Plot Overview A Clockwork Orange takes place in a futuristic city governed by a repressive, totalitarian super-State. But when Changez yells, “Thank you, God!” in the middle of a secularized American college campus, Hamid implies that Changez is still different from his peers. He wakes up the next day and realizes that it is a weekend and is not surprised his boss was annoyed. He is irritated by the questions on Maman. Meursault realizes that he has been right all along. In the poem, the poet asks the soft-falling shower, ‘Who are you?’ to which she replies that she is the poem of earth. He must convince himself of its impossibility in order to introduce to himself the chance of a pardon, which when faced rationally, gives him an hour of calm. Nicole Glover: [to her mother, crying] I hear all these voices calling my name, and the only voice I want to hear is yours. The Stranger Summary. Similarly, the Stranger’s agreement to follow Changez to the café could mean that he is reluctant to make a scene and is still on his guard, or that he is genuinely interested in passing time with Changez. He tries to find common ground between the Stranger and himself, but he does so by judging the Stranger based on his appearance, much as minorities in the United States are treated. GradeSaver, 13 May 2000 Web. After Marie leaves, Raymond comes over and they agree the woman received her punishment.