Christ Stopped at Eboli - Chapters 6 - 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 - 7 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 6

Carlo must treat women and children who have the typical symptoms of malaria. After he finishes he goes for a walk, to the limits of where he is allowed to stray. He finds the town priest attempting to get some town boys to leave the church who were harassing him. He begins to complain to Carlo about the lack of religion in Gagliano, about how they're not baptized and how they never tithe. The priest's name is Don Giuseppe Trajella, a thin old man who was once a seminary professor until an affair with a woman got him exiled to Gagliano. He was hated by many in the village, in part because he's a drunk. Carlo regrets that they still hold this against Don Tralleja, he sees that Don Tralleja was once a good and smart man. Don...

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