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The Martian Chronicles Chapter Summary & Analysis - 2004-2005: The Naming of Names Summary

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2004-2005: The Naming of Names Summary

The settlers from Earth are beginning to rename the Martian landscape after those first explorers and brave men who colonized and died on the foreign soils. Names such as Lustig Corners, Driscoll Forest, and Wilder Town dot the landscape. Further names such as Red Town, symbolizing the blood spilled of the first expedition, Second Try, where the second expedition landed and was destroyed, and Spendor Hill, where Spendor was killed by his captain, have also been deemed worthy enough for such historical monuments and places. Even further, names directly from Earth towns and materials have been used, such as Detroit II, Steel Town, and Iron Town. Graveyards, the first human tombs on the planet, have also been created, named, and filled with the first of the deceased humans.

Following the naming of towns, and the creation of such societal...

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