Angela's Ashes Essay | Angela's Ashes - How Mccourt's Personal History Comes Alive

Frank McCourt
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Angela's Ashes - How Mccourt's Personal History Comes Alive

Summary: Angela's Ashes is an emotional and wonderful autobiography that captures Frank McCourt's personal history with great depth and appeal. It allows its audience to gain much insight into his life, and to who McCourt is as a person. Through his clever choice of events and themes, pure honesty, use of techniques such as characterization, humour and emotional and dramatic language, McCourt allows his personal history to come alive in the memoir Angela's Ashes.
Angela's Ashes is an emotional and wonderful autobiography that captures Frank McCourt's personal history with great depth and appeal. It allows its audience to gain much insight into his life, and to who McCourt is as a person. Through his clever choice of events and themes, pure honesty, use of techniques such as characterization, humour and emotional and dramatic language, McCourt allows his personal history to come alive in the memoir Angela's Ashes.

McCourt's choice of events is extremely important in making his memoir something more than just a book about himself. The specific events used in the book not only create interest but allows readers to gain knowledge about McCourt's family and the society he lived in. For example, when Eugene tragically dies, it marks a turning point in Frank's life. His mother `sees' her dead children in the room...

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