Nostromo - Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary

On arriving in the country, Mrs. Gould accompanies her husband on a tour of the land and comes to know it very well. Gould goes through the motions of bribing local officials in order to get the mine functioning again. In the city of Sulaco, the Goulds and their neighbors, including Don Jose Avellanos, settle in to a quiet routine.

Part 1, Chapter 7 Analysis

The Goulds' initial contact with the mine is very positive. It seems, at this point, that their relationship and the silver mine will be able to coexist. However, this is also the beginning of the separation of the two Goulds, as Mr. Gould splits his time between the mine and the house in Sulaco, and Mrs. Gould develops her social circle in Sulaco. The silver mine is subtly driving them apart, a division that will continue to develop...

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