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Who was Captain Swing? What did the name symbolize or represent?
Captain Swing was a mythic name and used in threatening letters, written by the workmen against the use of threshing machines by rich farmers. The threshing machines robbed of poor peasants and workmen of their jobs. The name symbolizes the anger or misery of the laborers against the use of threshing machines by rich farmers or big landowners.
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