Kalevala - Study Guide Parts 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 Summary & Analysis

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This section tells the story of what happens, when Lemminkainen reacts to not being invited to the wedding.

Part 26 - Lemminkainen becomes angry that he isn't welcome at the wedding, and prepares to go anyway. As he's bathing and dressing himself, his mother warns him of the dangers he will encounter on his journey. Lemminkainen boastfully describes what he will do to win each encounter, and sets off. He meets with every hazard she predicted, overcoming each of them with magic, cleverness, strength and / or charm.

Part 27 - Lemminkainen arrives at the wedding, strides into the midst of the festivities, and demands to be greeted properly, fed properly, and given the best ale. The Lord of Pohja responds angrily to his arrogance but commands that he be given food and drink. Lemminkainen finds worms in the food brought him and hates the flavor of the...

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