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The Plague

The Plague

  

by Albert Camus

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Mme. Rieux

Character Analysis

Mme. (Madame) Rieux is Dr. Rieux’s mother. A kind and gentle woman, she shares a strange connection with Tarrou, most likely because she reminds him of his own mother. The woman declares that, due to her age, she isn’t scared of the plague at all.

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