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Frank McCourt
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Frank spends much of the book planning his trip to America, and wondering why his parents had left America to return to Ireland in the first place.

Part 1) Consider the idealism Frank feels towards America. Based on his parents' experiences there and their experiences in Ireland, is his idealistic view of America warranted?

Part 2) Compare and contrast the struggles felt by the McCourts in the beginning of the book with the struggles felt by them once they reach Ireland. Is one place more responsible for their difficulties than another? Cite several examples from the book to support your argument.

Discuss the role of the Catholic church in the book, both on Frank and his family and on society as a whole.

Discuss the relationship dynamic between Angela and Malachy. What plays the most important part in the demise of their relationship?

Frank's experiences in school help shape him...

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