Taking a Look at Albert Camus

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Albert Camus Albert Camus was a philosopher, author, and journalist. He was the second son born to the parents of Lucien and Catherine Camus on November 7, 1913 in Mondovi, Algeria. The Camus family was not financially stable. Albert Camus grew up in working class suburb of Belcourt, Algeria. In the year of 1923, he was awarded a Scholarship to continue his education. Camus Attended the University of Algeris and married Simone Hie a year later. While attending college he worked two jobs and played soccer as goal keeper. Camus joined the communist party to help promote Fascism, but later wanted to be kicked out but his reason are unknown. Unfortunately, his educational journey came to an end because of his illness, he developed tuberculosis. In the year of 1939, Camus attempted to enlist in the military after several attempts, he was rejected due to his history of tuberculosis. Camus and his wife Simone divorced in late 1936. Afterwards, he could not commit to one woman. In 1940, he married Francine Faure they he had twin girls by the name of Catherine and Jean Camus. (Lea) Albert Camus was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957. All of his literary work sums up in three important facts, purity, symbolism, and parallel structure. He died on January 4, 1960, in a car accident, but his work will continue to publish. (Lea) Camus life growing up was different from his literature in many ways, as well as it were similar. His writing based on life experiences. Some
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