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Il Giorno Della Civetta - Study Guide Section 5, pp. 53-65 Summary & Analysis

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The Little Priest feels guilty, because for the first time he has given the police the name of someone who is actually connected with the mafia. The Little Priest is terrified that someone is going to find out, and in his fear, he makes it obvious to anyone who sees him that he has betrayed someone. Finally, in an act of desperation, he writes the names of Pizzuco and Don Mariano Arena on a piece of paper, along with his signature, and a note reading, "I'm dead." (Section 5, p. 56) He mails this to Captain Bellodi. That evening, the Little Priest is murdered on his own doorstep.

The police arrest Marchica, as well as Pizzuco and Arena. A man comes to the police station to talk to them about Don Arena. The man points out that Arena is an old, upstanding member of the...

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