Guests of the Nation Setting & Symbolism

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Guns

Guns occur commonly throughout most of the stories, as many of the characters are soldiers.

Tea

Tea is usually made in social situations throughout the stories.

Letters

Many letters are sent back and forth in the stories, including the money order received by Jumbo, and the dispatch Helen is trusted with.

Nuns

Nuns appear in several of the stories, often encouraging the fighting.

Police Barracks

Barracks are common throughout Ireland, housing police from England used to enforce their laws on Ireland.

Villages

Villages are common occurrences throughout Ireland, and usually contain a small group of people who are all familiar with one another.

Inns/Bars

Many of the characters meet and congregate inside bars.

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