Sunset Song - Chapter 3 - Seed-time Summary & Analysis

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At the beginning of Chapter 3 – Seed-time – Chris ran to the standing stones and swore to herself that she would never go back to Blawearie and would instead commit suicide. Chris reflected that she had not been to the standing stones for a long time, not since her father had died.

When John first died, Chris had felt happy about it and didn’t care that others thought she was heartless to feel that way. After he was paralyzed, John became very morose and demanding, constantly asking Chris to do things for him which she found exhausting. Her father made sexual advances towards her during this time, which she refused. She started the habit of locking her bedroom door at night because she was so frightened of him. As a result of this, John’s death came as a relief.

The morning she...

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