Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 12 Summary

Over time, Nostromo slowly moves the silver in secret. While everyone assumes that Nostromo is courting Linda, he is actually attracted to Giselle because he feels she is more trusting and would not discover his secret. He has to travel far to sell the silver so he is often away from Sulaco. By this time, he is known as Captain Fidanza. He continues to have a strong reputation in the community that is enhanced by his new wealth. A misunderstanding leads him to propose to Linda when he really prefers Giselle. He confesses his love to Giselle. To convince her that they cannot run away together, he tells her about the hidden silver. She joins in the secret and agrees to wait for him to move all the silver before they can get married.

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