The Sniper


Liam O’Flaherty

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The Brother

When the Republican sniper turns over the body of the enemy sniper, he “looked into his brother’s face.” We may read this both as a literal fact—the sniper has killed his brother—but also as… read analysis of The Brother

The Street

Most of the action of “The Sniper” takes place along a street where the Republican sniper and the enemy sniper face each other on roofs on opposite sides of the street. This location is thematically… read analysis of The Street