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Angela's Ashes Test | Final Test - Hard

Frank McCourt
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz 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

Compare and contrast Frank and his father. In many ways, Frank was purposely trying to be as different from Malachy as possible. Was he successful? Why was he trying to differentiate himself to such an extent?

Consider the role alcohol plays in "Angela's Ashes." Alcohol serves as almost another character; it affects the family, society and well-being of everyone in the memoir. Discuss the role of alcohol, "pub-culture," and how alcohol is seen by both the McCourt family and society as a whole.

Frank's family leaves America for Ireland at the beginning of the book, but Frank spends most of the book dreaming about going to America. Discuss the irony in this, and the journey required of Frank in order to leave Ireland and go to America.

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