Nostromo - Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary

Problems for Ribiera begin with the War Minister, General Montero. Six months after Ribiera's visit to Sulaco, Montero and his followers revolt in the capital city. At first, the rebellion is suppressed, though Montero himself escapes. He and his followers continue plotting for Ribiera's overthrow. The country is ripped apart in the fighting. The town of Sulaco sides with Ribiera.

Nostromo assists the soldiers who are sailing away to other parts of the country to challenge Montero. Mrs. Gould, Don Jose, and Antonia all attend the ceremony in which the soldiers leave Sulaco to fight under General Barrios. Antonia, because of her foreign education, stands out in the group. She is passionate and intellectual about the conflict along with her friends and family.

Part 2, Chapter 2 Analysis

The weakness of democratic principles under Ribiera is shown in the way he allows the...

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