Study Help Suggested Theme Topics

1. Attitudes toward death in The Plague.

2. The advantages or disadvantages of an ironic tone (or irony) in The Plague.

3. Optimism and pessimism in The Plague.

4. Camus' ideas concerning religion in The Plague.

5. Imagery and symbolism in The Plague.

6. Happiness in Oran, before and after the plague.

7. A definition of humanism in terms of The Plague.

8. The Plague: an anti-Christian novel

9. Characterization: successful or unsuccessful in The Plague.

10. Realism in The Plague.

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