What are existentialism and imperialism?

For an english class I had to read the book The Lover by Marguerite Duras and existentialism plays a big role in that book because she is living in an "absurd world". In addition to having to write an essay about the book, I also have to write a short essay about existentialism, imperialism, and... show more For an english class I had to read the book The Lover by Marguerite Duras and existentialism plays a big role in that book because she is living in an "absurd world". In addition to having to write an essay about the book, I also have to write a short essay about existentialism, imperialism, and indochina. I'm just curious to know about these things.
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