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The magistrate's interest in Meursault

STRANG-KERLFH

During their second interview, the magistrate says, "What interests me is you" to Meursault.

What does the magistrate mean by this?

A

He is fascinated by the workings of the criminal mind.

B

He hopes to persuade Meursault to seek redemption in Christ.

C

He feels an affinity with Meursault's "taciturn" personality.

D

He cannot bring himself to see Meursault as a cold-blooded killer.

E

He prides himself on being a keen observer of human nature.