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The English Soldiers are there to translate the Gaelic place names to English. Although Owen tells the Irish that they are there because "A new map is being made of the whole country" (340), and that it's being made "so that from now on you will know exactly what is yours by law."(340). However, Manus understands somewhat what the officer said and knows that it is not as simple as Owen made it seem...
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The English Soldiers are there to translate the Gaelic place names to English. Although Owen tells the Irish that they are there because "A new map is being made of the whole country" (340), and that it's being made "so that from now on you will know exactly what is yours by law."(340). However, Manus understands somewhat what the officer said and knows that it is not as simple as Owen made it seem...
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