The attorney is a public defender sent to look after the young woman's interests. He is perplexed that she insists on taking responsibility for the storekeeper's death. He is a sympathetic character but, ultimately, somewhat patronizing. Although the young woman does not help him understand the meaning and significance of her desire to take responsibility for her act, for his part he is quick to decide that she must be confused or of unsound mind.
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The grandmother seems eminently...
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