The Mosquito Coast - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

With the ice plant complete, Fox dreams of drilling a well to tap the abundant geothermal energy underground. Instead, he builds a huge iceberg from blocks of ice so that Mr. Haddy can float them downstream to show the residents of Fish Bucket. Next, he proclaims they will take ice to the Indians over the mountains. Exclaiming over his successes, Fox says repeatedly, "You feel a little like God."

Chapter 16 Analysis

The Foxes have finally established a comfortable existence at Jeronimo. Although everyone, including adults, children, Creole and Zambu residents, works every moment of the day, they have the basics of life. The farm is self-sustaining, no longer relying on food brought from outside. They have the only ice plant in the interior of Honduras, and yet Father is not satisfied. He craves increased fame and power, wanting to be recognized as the...

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