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The Plague

The Plague

  

by Albert Camus

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Mme. Othon

Character Analysis

Mme. (Madame) Othon is Jacques’s mother and M. Othon’s wife. Tarrou comments that if she is under suspicion of having the plague, so is everyone else in town. This is a reminder that, indeed, all of Oran is in the same boat.

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