Angela's Ashes Essay | Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt
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Angela's Ashes

Summary: Reviews the autobiographical story Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt. Focuses on the father-child relationship, especially in the three short songs. Examines McCourt's characterization.
This passage is taken from the beginning part of Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt. After dreaming about the local legend Cuchulain whom his father talked to him about, Frank feels uncomfortable and tells about his nightmare to his father Malachy. Additionally, before this part of the book the writer focuses on the father-child relationship especially in the three short songs.

The purpose of this passage is to further Frank's characterization. He tells us about the relationship between his father and himself giving detailed events like his father's return after getting drunks and the times he talks about Cuchulain.

We can divide this passage into two parts as the one in which the dream is in control of Frank and the one in which Malachy tries to make Frank relax by not taking the matter that seriously. He says that there were no bananas in Ireland and this is...

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