The Emigrants - Chapter 26, Sailing Towards Midsummer Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26, Sailing Towards Midsummer Summary

Chapter 26 begins a few days before the Midsummer. Robert and Elin observe fish and different color of the ocean. Robert begins to like the ocean and for the first time thinks it is interesting. All passengers gather to see when they will approach America.

Elin learns about employment which Robert considers important. They both practice asking for work in English. His only work so far was farming and he learns only these words in English. He wants to inspire respect and astonish Americans with his language. Elin hopes to find work as a housemaid, and Robert urges her to read everything that pertains to this work.

The ship despite its slender features survives the rough weather on the sea. It is made from wood that comes from the same country as the people it carries, being as...

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