Albert Camus The Guest

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The Guest Paragraph The irony found in the story “The Guest” written by; Albert Camus, that specifically pertains to the title as well as at the end of the story. Prior to reading the story, and after analyzing the title “The Guest” implies that an individual is invited to some kind of event or social. Upon further reading, the discovery is actually the complete opposite. The guest is a prisoner. He did not receive an invite from Daru; in fact, the Arab who has no name is forced to stay with Daru. The Arab is to be delivered to authorities the next day; however, Daru is kind to the prisoner regardless of the Arabs wrong doings. Daru feeds the Arab like he would a guest, he is very hospitable and makes him up a bed, so he can rest and be

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