How does Meursault's lawyer twist his testimony?
Meursault's lawyer, upon meeting him, is a bit horrified at Meursault's apparent lack of emotion, insight and instinct for self-preservation. Meursault seems not to be aware, nor to care, that his dispassionate attitude and absence of self-analysis will be held against him during the trial, particularly in regards to his mother. While from a purely empirical perspective, Meursault is correct in arguing that his behavior regarding his mother's death has nothing to do with his murder of the Arab, he doesn't consider that the lack of affect in one area suggests his lack of morals in another.
Naturally, Meursault's lawyer has no intention of allowing...
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