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.
Hedge School - This formed when Penal Laws in Ireland attempted to keep Roman Catholic religious leaders from teaching in schools. They generally met in barns or private homes and were not sponsored by the Irish government.
Homer's Odyssey - Jimmy Jack reads from this Greek play and appears to believe the characters in the play are as real as any of the people who live around him.
Flowers - Sarah presents these to Manus in the first act of the play as he teaches Sarah how to speak.
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