Mischling - “Our Migration,” “The Ruins Watch Over Us,” “Partings” Summary & Analysis

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Pearl, Miri, Twins' Father, and the others are en route to Krakow. Peter and Miri try to explain things to Pearl that she has forgotten, but they are hesitant to give her the whole story of what has happened to her. They come across a mutilated body in the road, and they sleep in an empty tomb. Next, they encounter a Russian soldier in the road, shouting “Pigs!” at them, which they mistake for an epithet, but there are actually two wild hogs behind them (254). The Russian shoots the pigs and they eat them, having received permission from a farmer to stay in his barn. The meat makes a boy named David Herschlag very ill, and he dies the following day. The farmer's wife sprinkles poppy seeds over his grave. Twins' Father takes it very hard, and...

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