The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus: Summary & Analysis


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In ''The Myth of Sisyphus,'' Camus proposes all of the following as consequences of one's encounter with the absurd EXCEPT:

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1. In ''The Myth of Sisyphus,'' which of the following figures does Camus call 'the absurd hero'?

2. According to Camus in ''The Myth of Sisyphus,'' all of the following people have strong insight into the absurd EXCEPT:

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Find out how much you know about The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus. Answer quiz questions on topics like the consequences of coming across something that's absurd and 'the absurd hero' according to Camus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these key points:

  • Those with powerful insight into the absurd
  • The goal of art, according to Camus
  • Camus' criticism of the fiction of Kafka and Dostoevsky

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  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characters that have strong insight into the absurd and the consequences of coming into contact with the absurd, according to Camus
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Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson titled The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus: Summary & Analysis. These areas of interest will be covered to help you grasp the subject:

  • Camus' opinion on suicide
  • Definition of the absurd, according to Camus
  • Greek myth of Sisyphus
  • Camus' literary response to philosophers of the past