The Mercy Killer

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Piper also creates a sense of heightened drama, Depicting St Giles church standing alone, surrounded by overgrown greenery, Piper conveyed a sense of isolation, capturing the mood in Britain their own private losses and sense of terror, Piper succeeded in capturing the spirit of the time. When the famine hit, people no longer possessed the agricultural skills to save themselves or their families.(15) English colonization of Ireland forced the Irish to pay exorbitant rents and taxes, to export their crops, and to increase their dependence on the potato crop.(16) During the end of the eighteenth century and into the nineteenth century, Ireland experienced rapid population growth, which strained the economy, and left many peasants in subsistence living conditions.(17) With the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British soldiers returned home, which increased unemployment.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Trafalgar Square (November 1991)

ISBN: 1856190072

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