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Unformatted text preview: is upside down” (Stanley 42). She has become the witness and middle point in the argument between Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn. She wants to be favored by Sister Aloysius but does not believe that her accusations prove that Father Flynn is a child molester. By the end of their conversation, Sister James took the side of the priest by saying “I don’t believe it” (Stanley 42). The question still remains about Sister James; does she believe that he is innocent or does she not want to believe that the life of the church would have immorality in it? The author is trying to make the readers see that even the innocent have doubts about the situations around them. Sister James did no wrong but still is caught with doubt of her abilities in the church. If an innocent nun has no chance of having a clear mind in the world, it casts doubt about the chances that worldly person would have clarity dealing with certainty in their own lives....
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course LIT 1051 taught by Professor Leslie during the Winter '10 term at Cincinnati State.
- Winter '10