This section provides a short description of all the major characters 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.
Manus - This character is the son of the head teacher at the hedge-school. This character walks with a limp because of an accident when he was a child.
Lieutenant George Yolland - This character is an accidental British soldier. Unlike most soldiers, he is not hardened or unmoved by the people around him and ends up in Ireland involved in the mapping process.
Maire Chatach - This character is a very strong-willed, strong-minded young lady who attends Hugh's hedge-school. She has ten younger brothers and sisters and no father who lives with...
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