Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 6 Summary

Don Pepe, the manager of the silver mine, receives a letter from Pedro Montero asking him to turn over the silver mine to the new government. Don Pepe believes that the mine itself can be defended against attack but that the surrounding villages might be starved or burned by the invading army. Don Pepe and Mr. Gould have a long-standing plan for the possibility of blowing up the mine to keep it out of enemy hands. Don Pepe thinks that the people around the mine should form a military force and march against Montero. The only problem is choosing the right person to defend the mine so that Don Pepe can lead his troops to battle.

Part 3, Chapter 6 Analysis

Don Pepe is one of the few men prepared to back up his words with actions. Unlike the other notable male figures...

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