The Emigrants - Chapter 10, A Peasant Bows For The Last Time Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, A Peasant Bows For The Last Time Summary

In Chapter 10, we see Karl Oskar preparing for his journey to America. He takes with him as much as he can, including knives, rules, chisels, gun, and even gun powder. Kristina, packs woolen garments that are to be few in America, needles, threads, sheets, mattresses, and plenty of food. Warned by Berta of Idemo, she takes camphor against sea sickness that apparently troubles married women more. Snakes and insects that pervade the land make her again uneasy about the journey.

Karl Oscar sells his farm at a lower price than its value. Their journey costs half of the proceeds. The remaining five hundred Swedish daler will need to be sufficient to pay further transport on their arrival in America.

He needs to obtain his birth certificates from Dean Brusander...

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