The Emigrants - Chapter 11, One Emigrant Pays No Fare Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, One Emigrant Pays No Fare Summary

In Chapter 11, Kristina learns that 70 migrants drowned on board Betty Catharina and hesitates about their trip. She fears that she exposes their children to dangers they are unable to face. Karl reassures her that people also die on land. She finally decides to rely on his judgment. There is little she can do to dissuade him from the trip now.

The chest is ready for the voyage and signed with Karl Oskar's name when Kristina realizes she is pregnant again. When preparing for the trip she finds Anna's shoes that bring back the memories of her. The news about Kristina's pregnancy is unexpected for Karl who expresses his discontent. Kristina reminds him that he is more responsible for this. Karl concludes that their unborn baby would get a free ride to America, saving...

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