Angela's Ashes Essay | Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt
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Angela's Ashes

Summary: Frank's reason for wanting to leave Ireland
In the memoir Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt, Frank seems to want to leave Ireland for the majority of the book. For Frank, leaving Ireland is an escape out of his impoverished and woeful childhood. His drunken father, the job situation in Ireland, and family tragedies all are reasons for Frank's anticipated departure to America.

Frank McCourt writes about his childhood with great detail with painful memories of his dad and youth. His family had to leave America when Frankie was young because they couldn't afford anything there during the Great Depression so they had to leave. Frankie had a rough childhood in Ireland and he wanted a better life. His father, Malachy McCourt is clearly the antagonist of the book. He drinks away all of the little money they have, and the family doesn't have enough for survival. It only becomes worse for Frank when his newborn...

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