Word Choices: Salamano & His Dog
And When he goes to prison, his mindset remains the same, rather than I think that the relationship between Salamano and the dog is. He is the only character in the book who has a complex yet easily understandable and genuine relationship with his dog. A grumpy, perhaps cantankerous. Salamano and his dog have a love/ hate relationship. They are inseparable, but they also fight constantly. Salamano is abusive, and his dog.
April 6, at 7: For example, he has been all over Marie and shown that he has feelings for her. Yet after they have sex he has no emotion further than just friends or even less.
Salamano and his dog – Introducing You to The Stranger
Meursault says, "A minute later she asked me if I loved her. I told her it didn't mean anything but that I didn't think so. First off in this quote he says he doesn't think that love means anything or this intimate moment between them meant anything, then he goes on to say that he doesn't love her if he believed in love.
This is important because it shows and explains things about Meursault.
Ms. Ballard's Classroom Blog: Stranger Day Period 2
Salamano is a lonely, old man. He only has his diseased spaniel for company. The spaniel too, has no place else to go.
Salamano swears at the dog and beats him violently but the very next morning, Meursault sees them going for a walk. Such is their relationship. However, when Salamano and the spaniel get separated at the Parade ground, Salamano looks deeply troubled.
He is worried that the police will nab him or that he will die on the road. The relationship between Salamano and his dog is also one that sparks a lot of conversation while reading The Stranger.
Salamano and his dog
Salamano and his dog are both pretty old and both have a skin disease. Even though they have these similarities, Salamano abuses his dog and they are known to hate each other.
This escalates until Salamano's dog runs away from his owner while they are out on a walk. Salamano and his dog have an abusive relationship that sparks the question if Salamano should actually be allowed to have ownership of the dog. Meursault and his mother have a pretty distant relationship, as Meursault sent his mother to a home and then didn't visit her much because it was inconvenient. While at his mother's funeral, Meursault then didn't express much grief in the way that society expected him to.