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The third-person narrator is the title character, the archbishop, Father Latour.
The novel is written in the past tense.
The novel's main character, Father Latour, dies soon after he achieves his lifelong religious mission. The title may also reference the partial death of his identity as a European living in New Mexico. As Father Latour's story progresses, he achieves a greater understanding and acceptance of the native people's culture and religion.
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