Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 2 Summary

Captain Mitchell watches Sotillo's ship dock in Sulaco. The soldiers capture the Captain. Sotillo takes over the Custom House and has the Captain brought to him to find out more information about the missing silver. The Captain is very angry and Sotillo orders him to be bound. Mitchell refuses to give him any more information about the silver. He sees Giorgio, Dr. Monygham, and the chief engineer are also prisoners. The four men are put together in a dark room. Dr. Monygham explains how the three men were taken prisoner together at Giorgio's hotel. They report that they had seen Hirsch, who is telling everyone that Nostromo and Decoud have drowned.

Part 3, Chapter 2 Analysis

Sotillo's takeover of Sulaco is quick and brutal. He wants to show the town leaders that he is in control now and that they must obey him...

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