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Act II

Scene 1

Pannochka's burial service. Sotnik promises to fulfill the wish of his daughter. He orders to bring Khoma from Brother's Monastery for the burial service during the night. 

Scene 2

Khoma is with Bublichnitsa. Dorosh and Svirid come in. They tell him about Sotnik's desire. Khoma tries to refuse, but his attempt is vain. 

Scene 3

Sotnik leaves Khoma with Pannochka in church. Khoma starts the burial service. Pannochka comes to life. By the morning she had called all demons and monsters from the world beyond the grave. The main monster is Viy. When Khoma encounters Viy's eyes, he dies.

Gogol is on the stage, solidified in granite.


    September, 2020