Authors: The Proclamation was written by 7 men: Thomas J. Clarke, Seán Mac Diarmada,Thomas MacDonagh, P. H. Pearse, Éamonn Ceannt, James Connolly, and Joseph Plunkett. Thomas Clarke, the most influential of the 7, was a extreme revolutionary, borderline terrorist.
Context: Written in 1916, in the middle of World War I, the Irish rose up in the Easter Rising. In which, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, a devout faction to Irish Independence.
Language: The document uses simple diction, as it was to be read to the masses. … Read the rest here