Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 7 Summary

Gould threatens Pedro that the mine and all the future wealth it contains will be destroyed before it is turned over to him. Pedro does not want anything to happen to the mine and tries to convince Gould to go along with the Montero empire-building scheme. He says that imperial-democracy in the traditional of Napoleon is the only way to become a world power. He offers Gould a royal title for his allegiance. After the meeting, the group of town leaders gives official administrative power to Pedro. Gould meets with Dr. Monygham to discuss strategy for protecting the mine. Meanwhile, Nostromo wakes from an exhausted sleep on the coast of Sulaco, after having made the near impossible swim from the Isabel islets.

Part 3, Chapter 7 Analysis

The silver mine is the symbol of power for Costaguana. Pedro is careful not to damage...

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