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Under the Volcano - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

The trio boards a busy bus to Parian. The author describes the hectic atmosphere, which includes people from many different backgrounds and social status. Moreover, it includes animals both inside and out.

Each rider notices different things along the way. Yvonne notices movie posters for the very pictures that she discussed with Hugh. The consul, however, imagines that he sees the devil as they pass a park.

Hugh, though, wants to relieve the tension in their group. The author reveals that it is in Hugh's nature to try to make everyone around himself happy. Yvonne appears to be having fun; Hugh asks the consul how he feels.

As the bus makes its way out of town, it fills with both people and poultry. The full bus stops once, in the wilderness, for a bathroom break. There, the group observes a man who has obviously been mugged. No...

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Under the Volcano from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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