The Rising of the Moon

The Rising of the - The Rising of the Moon(ROM by Lady Gregory Plot o Sergeant two policeman(X and B and ragged ballad singer are main characters o

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The Rising of the Moon”(ROM) by Lady Gregory Plot o Sergeant, two policeman (X and B) and ragged ballad singer are main characters o Posting up placards, one gets put on placard near port o Looking to catch an infamous fugitive for 100 pounds and promotion Exposition o Is warrant/ads for arrest of criminal who wishes to turn Ireland’s political system upside down “do as much for you when the small rise up and the big fall down” – ballad singer to sergeant Conflict o Lower vs upper class of Ireland o Breaking away from England’s rule o Author and companion Yeats are sympathetic to Irish revolutionary causes Suspense o Policemen leave sergeant alone o Sergeant meets ballad singer alone near port Dark and ominous and singer doesn’t want to cooperate o Ballad singer resisting sergeant’s requests o If sergeant will turn in ballad singer Rising action
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o Sergeant and ballad singer sitting back to back talking on barrel o
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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