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The Emigrants Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 19, At Home And Away Summary

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Chapter 19, At Home And Away Summary

In Chapter 19, the migrants pass the last stretch of land as they pass the English Channel before they reach their destination. They overcome their seasickness and are now accustomed to the life on ship.

After they tell each other about the wretched existence in their homeland, they speak with less anger of their homeland. They still have relatives in Sweden which remains close to them. The more displaced they feel the more they feel that Sweden is their home, which they understand to be a cottage with steady walls on a steady ground. They encounter a Swedish ship on the way back to Sweden that reminds them of what they have left behind. It makes them realize that they are irreversibly moving away.

Chapter 19, At Home And Away Analysis

Following the storm, the ship reaches the English coast. They...

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