The Diary of a Country Priest Characters

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The Priest

The priest is the main character of the novel and narrates the action of the story. The priest's opinion of himself is that he is thin-skinned and lacks courage. He is very self-conscious and often doubts if he is doing his best for God. The priest came from a very poor family and entered the seminary at the age of twelve, before he had a chance to learn the ways of the world. He credits most of his naiveté to this fact that he has so little worldly experience. Before entering the seminary, however, the priest spent some time with an aunt who ran a small pub. The priest has clear memories of the faces of the people he saw in the pub as he crouched behind the counter. He admits that he was afraid of these lustful people. The priest also spent this time at the...

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