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Angela's Ashes Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Frank McCourt
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Topics for Further Study

Research the history of Ireland's relations with England. Why do some Irish feel such bitterness toward their larger neighbor? Why has the conflict in Northern Ireland been so difficult to end?

Discuss the different kinds of relief available for the poor in the Limerick of McCourt's youth. How does that assistance differ from the help that is available to the poor in America today?

Investigate the topic of alcoholism. What causes it? Is it on the increase? Why do some people who drink alcohol become alcoholics but others do not?

If you were to write a memoir of your own childhood, how would it resemble or differ from McCourt's memoir?

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