The Emigrants - Chapter 3, What The Bedbugs In The Stable Room Must Listen To Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, What The Bedbugs In The Stable Room Must Listen To Summary

Chapter 3 shows Robert's life in Nybacken. Robert learns all about the farm and his work that involves attending and feeding horses from four o'clock in the morning till evening giving hand to everyone, including Arvid's wife, mother, and other maids. He shares his room infested with bedbugs with Arvid. Arvid is an older farmhand and is Aron's bigger hand. He is also more experienced as he has served on other farms as well. After realizing what his work entails, Robert decides to escape. His additional punishment for being late involves no free days without being able to visit his family. Arvid accused of impregnating a heifer is called a Bull. Such rumor spread by the old mistress makes everybody avoiding him. Robert is...

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