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what meursault is really tried for

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"Meursault is tried and convicted for killing an Arab; but in a deeper sense, why is he really tried and convicted?"

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The bottom line: Meursault is tried for not crying at his mother's funeral. I would think the judges and others see him as a stranger, a antichrist and a beast who lacks emotions, guilt, gratitute etc. He seems to be completely indifferent to social standards and his almost alien attitude may even post as a threat to others. Hope that helps :)