Nostromo - Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary

Nostromo is essential to the little port town of Sulaco. He keeps the workers on track so that OSN can keep its perfect record. The townspeople prosper during the reopening and peaceful operation of the silver mine. Don Pepe, a retired soldier, is the on-site manager of the mine. He comes to visit the Goulds often. Rumors about the reopening of the mine have brought many people in search of work and security. Don Pepe learns to know all the people who work and live near the mine.

Mrs. Gould is present as the mine is cleaned and restored. The success of the silver mine gives the Gould's great influence over the area. This encourages the chairman of the railway, Sir John, to seek their help in convincing the local landowners to let him put railroad tracks through their land. Mrs...

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