Around the World in Eighty Days - Chapter 28 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 28 Summary

Unlike his companions, Fogg remains calm without suffering from any anxiety. Aouda sees Colonel Proctor among the other passengers. She quickly confides in Passepartout and Fix, who immediately agree to keep Fogg distracted by starting a game of whist. Fogg becomes so absorbed that when the train stops he sends Passepartout to check on the reason for the delay. Passepartout steps off the train to see a rickety bridge, which has become unsafe. He, also, has stumbled in on an argument whether to take the risk by crossing the bridge, or seek an alternate route. After deciding to cross the bridge, the train backs up to gain the speed needed to cross quickly. The weakened bridge collapses moments later, but the train is safely on its way.

Chapter 28 Analysis

All of Fogg's companions are suffering from anxiety, but they attempt to keep Fogg...

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