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We have had the opportunity in the last month to read many short story selections giving us examples of many different things When asked to pick a character to analyze it was a tough decision but I would have to go with the story that most interested me to choose my character This story would be With the Guest written by Albert Camus With the main character of this story is Daru In the following paragraphs I will analyze the type of character he is Daru is a most unique character because there is some much that we learn about him and there are different aspects to him We learn about the type of character he is both directly and indirectly Balducci appears to be a friend of Darus and we learn directly that he regards him highly and holds respect for him We see that when Daru tells Balducci that he will not turn the prisoner in pg 205 that Daru has morals and he does not feel he should violate them Daru seems to be a man who is well off compared to the poverty around him pg 203 We know indirectly that Daru is very trusting sometimes when maybe he should not be He lets the Arab sleep in the same room with him untied even though there is a chance that the Arab could try to do Daru harm When Daru lets the Arab eat at the same table as him we see that he does not think himself to be superior to the prisoner pg-207 Near the end of the story we can tell that Daru is a generous man He gives the Arab food and money and the choice for freedom or for prison Overall we could say that Daru is a kind man which could be considered very rare for that day and age considering his nationality also Daru is dramatized consistent
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