This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Gaelic - This is the native language of Ireland, which everyone used before the British required them to speak English. This language represents Irish heritage and pride.
The Pledge - This is a promise that some people, including Freddy Malins in "The Dead," make to control their consumption of alcohol.
The League - This organization wants to prohibit the consumption of alcohol in order to slow the deterioration of Dublin's society.
Parnell - A character in "Ivy Day in the Committee Room" recites a poem about this political figure, who was...
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