© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Plague

The Plague


by Albert Camus

The Plague: Now You Serum, Now You Don’t True or False

1. What does Father Paneloux tell the people of the town? -> That everyone in the town deserves what is happening to them
2. What does Cottard agree to help Rambert do? -> Escape from the town
3. How well does the serum that is devised by Rieux’s colleague work for the young boy? -> Incredibly, after taking it he instantly divulges the complete and absolute truth
4. What is Tarrou passionately against? -> The death penalty
5. What happens to Rieux? -> He dies of the plague