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Journey Into the Whirlwind - Part II, Chapter 7, Elgen is the Yakut Word for Dead Summary & Analysis

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In Part II, Chapter 7, the prisoners are again transported and all the while, Ginzburg writes to her mother. Ginzburg is sent to the state farm of Elgen. Elegen is a far worse place, freezing and harsh. The prisoner in charge of Ginzburg's hut, Marya Dogadkina is an angel, who fusses over her hut like a mother over small children. To Ginzburg, Marya makes the hut seem more like a dirty peasant cottage than a prison hall.

Ginzburg and others are assigned to fell timber. A man named Kucherenko, a medical orderly in the Army and now in charge of the hospital, demands the prisoners be given better clothing or be driven to the location of the timber camp so they do not die on the way. It...

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