In The Witch, William himself buried Katherine alive.

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She sleeps beside him with blood dripping from her breast and he wakes up without any surprise.

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Why is William unaware of Katherine being alive, after burying her?

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He did not bury her alive.

The mother was mourning the death of her young child and she could not let go of the child.

I understand your confusion, but here's what happened.

  • Caleb (the kid) is dead
  • Parents mourn and decides to bury him
  • They dig a pit and mother couldn't let go of her son (screenshot #1) but eventually she had to let go
  • Father buries his son

And the movie continues (screenshot #2)

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