Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary

Sotillo, in trying to locate the missing silver, is convinced by Dr. Monygham that it has been buried somewhere. Meanwhile, events seen through the eyes of other characters show that the bandit Hernandez plans to take over the area as a general. Gould and Antonia discuss this situation because they do not want to show how much they care about their personal stake. Antonia is concerned with the fate of Decoud while Gould is worried about the silver.

Part 3, Chapter 3 Analysis

The silver continues to play a huge role in corrupting those who search for it. Sotillo's obsession with the silver is new while Mr. Gould's obsession is old. The need for the silver, and the power it represents, overrides their other personal concerns. These initial concerns foreshadow the madness that the silver will drive both of them to.

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