Mary Barton Setting & Symbolism

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Manchester

Manchester is a city in England and the home of Mary Barton and her family. Just before the Industrial Revolution, it is teeming with factories.

Green Hey Fields

Green Hey Fields are fields outside the city of Manchester where many members of the working class go to relax when they have time off from work.

Factories and Mills

The factories and mills are the biggest employers in the city of Manchester, England. Many of the characters or their family members work there at some time or another.

Mrs. Simmond's Dress Shop

Mrs. Simmond's Dress Shop is where Mary Barton works as a seamstress.

Chartists

Chartists are a group of workers who are fighting for better working conditions in the mills and factories. They try to make the government take notice of the poor conditions they workers and their families are forced to live in.

Liverpool

Liverpool is...

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