Chaplain: a priest who talks to Meursault in his cell
Meursault lies in his cell awaiting execution. He refuses to see the prison chaplain and he spends his time staring at the sky through his window. He fantasizes about escape, although he realizes that the possibility is highly unlikely. He wishes he had read more about executions and other escape attempts. He has difficulty accepting the finality of his situation.
Meursault recalls a story his mother once told him about his father. His father had attended an execution and...
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