Sunset Song - Chapter 4 - Harvest and Epilude Summary & Analysis

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The start of Chapter 4 – Harvest – carries straight on from the end of Chapter 3 when Ewan found Chris at the standing stones. Ewan carried Chris home and put her into bed then ran into the village to fetch a doctor. The doctor came and told Ewan that Chris was pregnant.

One night in August, before the baby was born, Chae Strachan visited them to tell them that Britain was at war with Germany. In September, Chris went into labor and gave birth to a baby boy whom they named Ewan. Chae came to visit them to see the baby and told them that the Germans were committing atrocities in the war and soon every man might have to fight to defend his family, but Ewan wasn’t interested.

Chae volunteered to join the army. Reverend Gibbon preached a sermon defending the...

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