Angela's Ashes Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Frank McCourt
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the ship Frank will take to America?

2. What type of music do Frank and Mrs. Purcell listen to?

3. Where is young Malachy working in Chapter 17?

4. Where does Malachy run away to in Chapter 10?

5. In Chapter 13, where does Frank plan to work when he turns fourteen?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine Frank McCourt's discussion of sexuality in "Angela's Ashes." How does Frank's emerging sexuality conflict with his religious beliefs? How does he find a compromise between the two?

Essay Topic 2

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

Essay Topic 3

The opening line of "Angela's Ashes" states "My father and mother should have stayed in New York where they met and married and where I was born." How does this foreshadow the rest of the book? How does this one line set the tone for the rest of the book?

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