Nostromo - Part 2, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 7 Summary

Decoud writes his sister in Paris about his independence plans, recounting the arrival of Ribiera and his safe passage out of Sulaco along with the women and children of the wealthy families of Sulaco. He explains the actions that have followed the rioting in Sulaco, mentioning Nostromo for his assistance in saving Ribiera and trying to bring order to the town. Various factions try to gain control over the town.

Decoud goes to Giorgio's hotel. He describes tending to the wounded alongside Mrs. Gould. Decoud attends a meeting of the town leaders where he begs them not to surrender. He leaves them as they continue their plans to surrender. He tells Antonia what happened in the meeting. They both realize that her father is not well and will soon die. Decoud, Antonia, and the Goulds meet to discuss the situation. Decoud...

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