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    scarce, which was a major issue for the population as a whole. Ireland was under the rule of the British government at the time; which did not help in any way when they needed them so desperately. By depending primarily on the staple of potatoes, the Irish went in to great sufferings when they became diseased; in turn, the way of life in Ireland was significantly altered. The Famine arose rather peculiarly in September of 1845 as leaves on the potato plants unexpectedly turned a sickly black and rotted;

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    Peter Carey. The novel is presented as an autobiography written by the Australian bushranger, Ned Kelly, to his daughter. It portrays Ned’s life as a child and as an adult. The audience also reveals the struggles of discrimination he overcomes as an Irish in the Australian world. This novel is packed with many themes but the most obvious and eye-catching would be racism. We are also able to identify many quotes and passages used within the text to demonstrate this theme. Carey’s persuasive language

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    effects of poverty very thoroughly, which took place in the late 1840s. Throughout the second chapter of “Transatlantic”, we are faced with scenes that depict the horrible living conditions Ireland had to deal with due to the lack of food and money. The Irish had suffered from much famine because of this. One scene from the novel that showed light on the problem was when the main character, Frederick Douglass, was getting a tour of the streets of Ireland. The streets started out clean and leisurely but

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    racialization and treatment of the Irish people in Britain has changed dramatically. This is due in part, to the paradigm surrounding the dynamic and fluctuating relationship between both nations. From the colonization, subjugation and simeonization of the Irish people, as British subjects, during the eighteenth and nineteenth century; through to the dichotomy created around the question for the British government of, ‘What to do with the Irish?’, arising from the formation of the Irish Free State and further

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    Flight Of The Earls Essay

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    Earls such as Hugh O’Neill’s campaign and onto the nine years war and the Battle of Kinsale and the Treaty of Mellifont after the Battle of Kinsale. The nine years war lasted from the years 1594 to 1603. This war was fought between Irish Earls and the English army. As the Irish rebellion began to gather force Queen Elizabeth sent the 2nd Earl of Essex along with an army of 20,000 soldiers, upset with a lack of progress the Earl of Essex was beckoned back to London where he was subsequently trie...

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    The Great Potato Famine was an event that drastically affected the lives of the Irish in a bad way. This paper covers the history of the potato, the migration of the potato blight to Ireland, land consolidation, and agriculture laws in Ireland. Also, the food exports in Ireland during the time of the famine, potato dependency, and the relationship between the Irish and the English at that time. Now let’s give you some background knowledge on the potato. In the ancient ruins of Peru and Chile, archaeologists

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    abnormally chilly and damp for a summer season in Ireland, providing the perfect type of whether to allow diseases to spread rapidly. Phytophthora infestans, the cause of the great famine, can spread in the blowing wind. Shortage of food caused many Irish people to immigrate to other countries yet, some citizens of Ireland stayed most of which became struck will illnesses or died of starvation. Many farmers consolidated their land and shared the harvested crops creating another shortage of food for

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    became the major staple in the diet of the people in Ireland. An Irish legend wrecked of the Irish coast in 1558, were carrying potatoes and some of them washed ashore (Stradley, 2004). The potato was cultivated by the Inca Indians from Peru in about 8,000 B.C. to 5,000 B.C. (Potatoes Goodness Unearthed, 2014). It is believed that the potato arrived in Northern Europe because of Spanish exploration (Mann, 2011). Forty percent of the Irish ate no solid food other than potatoes. In fact, according to Cecil

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    of Ireland" (Farrell). Even critics agree that the real life issue can be felt in the story. In conclusion, real settings and issues affected both the family as a whole and Stephen as an individual character. The family was affected by the poor Irish economy, Dublin's back streets, and the ever present feeling of the English government. Stephen was personally affected by early out casting ing the schools, old fashion corporal punishment, and a second home in the back streets. The final analysis

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    prototypes of their literary predecessors. Swift’s essay, A Modest Proposal, uses hyperbolic, or exaggerated satire that is evocative of the classic Roman poet Juvenal, to express his fury with the British Empire’s political injustice and oppression of Irish citizens. After briefly calling for ideas to aid the crisis at hand, Swift blends his rage with dark humor and divulges a gruesome proposal of cannibalism that would “solve” both the threat of starvation and the overabundance of young children. The

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