'Tis: A Memoir Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Frank McCourt
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Essay Topic 1

When Frank attempted to imagine what New York would be like, Limerick would push him into the past. Discuss Limerick, Ireland, and the mixed feelings that Frank felt for his former home.

Essay Topic 2

Frank compared himself to a character in "Crime and Punishment." Compare Frank to Raskolnikov in "Crime and Punishment."

Essay Topic 3

Frank wondered why America was so hard and complicated that he had trouble seeing Hamlet with a lemon meringue pie and a bottle of ginger ale. Compare going to the movie going experience in Limerick and in New York, especially as it related to taking in food.

Essay Topic 4

Frank kept his job at the Biltmore even though his eye condition was a problem, because he had gotten his job through the Democratic Party. Discuss political machines and how these affected Frank and his coworkers.

Essay Topic 5

Discuss the relationship between the...

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