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    imagery and, later, his explorations of the country’s political and social struggles, he gave a bold poetic voice to Ireland. His influence on the national narrative of Ireland propelled him into the Irish Senate for two terms and solidified his legacy as the driving force behind the Irish literary revival. In 1967,…

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    to early 1900s (1879-1916). (Green, http://www.ireland-information.com/articles/padraigpearse.htm) He was a nationalist and firmly believed that Ireland should be its own country. He was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood (a group that wanted to use force to break the link with England). Pearse was executed at the age of 36 in Dublin, Ireland. After his death, he became the personification of the uprising against England. (White, E-Study Guide For: Terrorism and Homeland Security) 2.…

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    Children on a Platter and Animals in Parliament: Satire and Symbolism in A Modest Proposal When Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal, he intended it to be a political commentary on the struggles that Ireland was dealing with in the early 1700s. What Swift did not expect was the reality of the readers at the time: they did not pick up on the juvenalian satire that lied within the essay and took the piece either as a joke or completely seriously, nor did they catch the irony. Thankfully the…

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    The significance of this move is that it took him South of the border with the Republic of Ireland, a haven away from the sectarian violence of the North. Inevitably, this could be assumed as Heaney’s deliberate removal from the political situation, however, Joshua Weiner wrote: While the move south seemed to some a deliberate withdrawal from a previous political commitment to fight the British presence in Ireland, Field Work indicates rather a growing commitment to stay engaged, but to do so…

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    flaws. The criticism is usually masked in humour. Irony is commonly used in satires to expose flaws, an effective example is John Smith’s A Modest Proposal, in this essay he effectively uses irony, to communicate his argument about the poverty in Ireland. Similarly, in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale she criticizes the society that women live in. Atwood uses satire to display the oppression of women in political, religious and social aspects through the use of allusions to the Cultural…

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    The Irish Republican Army

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    the British well know. They made its existence known to the world as a terrorist organization in the 1960s as the Clandestine “armed wing” of the Sinn Fein movement. They were devoted to bringing about a unified Ireland and Northern Ireland, and to remove any British forces from Ireland. To do this, the group several hundred strong in members and another several hundred strong in supporters and sympathizers aimed their hostility at high-ranking…

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    Ireland is a country built on war. Throughout its history, it has been conquered, divided, won and lost wars. Even today, the island remains separated into two parts, one belonging to the Republic of Ireland and the other a member of the United Kingdom. The most substantial factor early on was the religion and today the clash between the north and the south is on economic issues. The north, which is part of UK, fairs better economically than the south, which is the Republic of Ireland.…

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    beginning centuries in which the whole of Ireland was owned and governed by Britain, political issues were raised from the way in which Britain treated the people of Ireland and furthermore used them only to profit for the motherland of England. The British government boldly put forward governed acts against the Irish working people; these acts were established throughout the 17th century. The way in which the British government drove their proposed acts on Ireland made it harsher for the Irish…

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    comprised of Sinn Fein’s cabinet and another nationalist group, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (Bright, 1994). Their strategy at this time was spoiling, through assassinations and ambushes for symbols of the crown and collaborators. Rather than giving Ireland the Home Rule their ministers had been fighting for in British Parliament, the British government responded by sending more troops to support the Irish policemen in the form of former soldiers who were harsh, violent, and hard to control,…

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    Miss Julie is naturalistic play written by August Strindberg in 1888. A naturalistic piece is a more extreme form of realism that is defined as “An avant-garde movement, which flourished between 1880 and 1914, that portrayed heredity and environmental factors as the primary causes of human behavior through the accurate rendition of external realities,” explains editor Tobin Nellhaus. Miss Julie contains these naturalistic elements as it takes place in real time and focuses heavily on survival of…

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