The Plague as Allegory; Study Help; Quiz; Essay Questions; Suggested Theme Topics; Cite this Literature Note; Study Help Essay Questions 1. Considering only the remarks about Oran in Chapter 1, what can you say concerning the character of the anonymous narrator? 2. Rambert insists on leaving Oran; is it because he fears death? Why or why not? 3. What events prompt Tarrou to try to live as a.