Essays Tagged: "Oran"

Tarrou, the Plague's Only Hero in The Plague by Albert Campus

Both resist the plague, both are symbolically cleansed in the river, and both record the events of Oran. Brée thinks that for Rieux 'morality is first of all a question of curing people (150). ... the plague which Tarrou is fighting? Some see it as a parable for the Occupation (Bloom 107), with Oran being France, the men rebels, and the plague Nazism. If this is so, why does the plague carry o ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Feb/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oran -- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Character analysis - Camus "The Plague"

Oran, peaceful and unprepared, is overcome by Bubonic plague. Separation, isolation and indigence be ... ior to the closing, people went about their business as usual, almost oblivious to the plague. When Oran was shut off from the world, its residents had to adapt to the new conditions of life. Men reac ... ay, and emerge from the plague with his own new perspective of life and its values.The residents of Oran are as travelers on a long, straight, boring road. They came upon the plague as a traveler come ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Plagues

the twentieth century, there have been few if any exceptions made to this phenomena. In the case of Oran, the people raced to find a culprit for the sudden invasion of their town, which became the unr ... ation, but there are striking similarities that cannot be ignored.As the Plague invaded the town of Oran, the people quarantined within its walls began to look to their leaders for answers. Most likel ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Plagues

the twentieth century, there have been few if any exceptions made to this phenomena. In the case of Oran, the people raced to find a culprit for the sudden invasion of their town, which became the unr ... ation, but there are striking similarities that cannot be ignored.As the Plague invaded the town of Oran, the people quarantined within its walls began to look to their leaders for answers. Most likel ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Plague

"The Plague" by Albert Camus is about a small town named Oran that becomes infected with a strange disease. Dr. Bernand Rieux, the protagonist, has the job o ... the officials finally admits that the plague is a problem and quarantines the town. The citizens of Oran start to feel like prisoners in the town. They aren't allowed to leave the city or even send ma ... sks the officials to let him leave, they refuse and Rambert becomes desperate. Summer approaches in Oran and the heat makes conditions even worse. Trying to escape from the town is punishable by jaili ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What heroic qualities are exhibited by the townspeople in their fight against the plague in the novel "The Plague" by Albert Camus.

gth are needed, along with compassion and the trials of aid without recognition, the townspeople of Oran are able to achieve a higher sense of purpose than merely 'living' with such a situation as it ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Theme of it All" Comparing the themes of "The Plague" by Albert Camus and "Hedda Gabbler" by Henrik Ibsen

her interesting. The central theme in "The Plague" is suffering itself, which crushes the people of Oran physically and spiritually. The plague, is described as force of evil, is the main cause of the ... e manipulative woman.There is a lot of foreshadowing in the beginning of the plague. Camus explains Oran's future reaction to the devastating plague. Dr. Rieux seizes the reader's interest and depicts ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Secret Life

decided to abuse his high position and reveal military secrets to the enemy. A disgusting betrayal. Oran's Dictionary of the Law (1983) defines treason as: "...a citizen's actions to help a foreign go ... stern Europe. The only possibility was Poland.If we look ones more at the definition of treason the Oran's Dictionary of the Law offered and compare it with the last point, it becomes obvious that Kuk ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The plague 2

l Prize for literature, and with good reason. The story, about an outbreak of the bubonic plague in Oran and the isolation Oran is forced into as a result, examines the human condition under a unique ... brought them back to reality.Tarrou begins in the story as an outsider. He is not from the town of Oran; he is not on business there: apparently, he is vacationing. When The Plague strikes the town, ...

(4 pages) 912 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The plague

s could not have created a better setting for the novel.The story takes place in the desert town of Oran, Algeria, in northern Africa.The city suffers from extremes of weather conditions; in the summe ... neighbors, and usually devote themselves to "cultivating habits" 4 . For the most part everyone in Oran is an individual; they do not care their fellow man. However, the plague changes all of this. W ...

(5 pages) 1352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Many Faces Of Suffering

n and he died soon after." This first death marked the beginning of the suffering for the people of Oran. A minor character by the name of "Grand, …, had suffered during his long death". He was ... g of the suffering going on throughout the city.The plague's psychological effects on the people of Oran are almost as severe and horrible as of the physical affects. According to the narrator, "the h ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Operation Torch

ral Task Force, General Lloyd Fredendall with 39,000 troops. His mission was to Capture the port of Oran in Algeria and the surrounding area. Finally from Eastern Task Force, British General Charles R ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Use of Minor Characters to Accentuate Major Chara

e of Dr. Rieux's.Tarrou demonstrates his bravery when he starts and commands the sanitary squads of Oran. The sanitary squads of Oran were a group of people that sanitized the houses of the sick peopl ... of the novel. Tarrou dies from the bubonic and pneumonic plague that had been killing the people of Oran. Tarrou is the last victim of the plague, and by being its final victim, he ends its reign of t ...

(6 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Moroccan Beats on French Streets

h, and even Arabic musical forms that can be traced back to the 1930s. The geographical location of Oran, Algeria, allowed for the spread of many cultural influences allowing raï musicians to soa ... amic Moroccans move in the neighborhood, some French people may feel on edge. An example of this ignorance would the law that the Senate of France passed on 14th of September 2010, resulting in the ba ...

(13 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays