Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 13 Summary

Nostromo assures Linda that he wants to marry her while at the same time assuring Giselle that he loves her. Linda realizes that Nostromo and Giselle are together. One night, Linda is in the lighthouse and hears a gunshot. She runs to the house to discover that her father has shot Nostromo after mistaking him for Ramirez, one of the suitors of Giselle. Nostromo is near death when he is transported to the mainland. He requests a meeting with Mrs. Gould. He confesses his plans to run away with Giselle. He wants to tell her about the silver but she does not want to know about it. Nostromo dies and the doctor returns to the island to tell the Viola family.

Part 3, Chapter 13 Analysis

The hidden silver has finally destroyed Nostromo. It is especially ironic given how close he was to creating a better life...

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