Burial Rites - Chapters 4-6 Summary & Analysis

Hannah Kent
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Chapter Four

Blondal wrote a letter to the Deputy Governor of Northeast Iceland regarding the size and cost of the axe that was built to behead Fridrik, Agnes, and Sigge who had been sentenced to death. There was a question as to who should be charged for the cost of the axe and what should be done with it after it had been used for the executions.

Toti had decided to write Blondal and renege on his promise to minister to Agnes. His second encounter with her was worse than the first. He hadn’t even said a prayer for her. But two weeks had passed and he had put off writing the letter. His father asked if the murderess prayed. Toti wasn’t sure whether she prayed or not. His father told him not to disgrace himself. He was a servant of...

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