The Insurrection in Dublin

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Categories: Nonfiction

During his walk one morning the author tells how he saw small groups of people gathered on each corner. They all seemed to be looking in the same direction. He finally stops to fin out what is going o


n and hears that the Sinn Fein have taken over parts of the city. From there the book recounts his spectator's view of the uprising. At first people are shocked and even angry at the insurrectionists. But then, as the days pass and the uprising continues Stephans is puzzled. More and more he see people smiling. It is only later that he realizes that they are smiling out of pride. If the riot had been immediately quashed they would have been depressed. This book is a great insight into stirrings of nationalism in people.

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