Burial Rites - Chapters 12-13 and Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Hannah Kent
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Chapter Twelve

At Laugar, in Saelingsdale, Gudrun woke early and woke her brothers. She ask Opsak and her other brothers what they planned to do that day. It would be a quiet day. There wasn’t much work. She scolded them for not doing anything about the disgrace and dishonor that Kjartan had brought to the family. She angered her brothers and they jumped up and dressed; they would ambush Kjartan.

Natan was not home when Agnes and Fridrik arrived. Natan left to see to a sick friend. He had been in a bad temper. Fridrik asked Sigga if he had touched her again but she didn’t answer. He began to go through Fridrik’s things looking for “compensation”. Natan had changed his mind; he would not permit Sigga to marry Fridrik and Natan would marry her instead.

They spent...

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