Do Black Patent-leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?: A Fictionalized Memoir Setting & Symbolism

John R. Powers
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St Bastion Grammar School

Elementary school on the South Side of Chicago where Eddie Ryan completes his first eight years of school

Bremmer High School

Catholic high school run by the Brothers of St. Bremmer Order and where Eddie completes four years of high school

Publics

Term referring to non-Catholic children who attend public schools

Jug

Term for after-school detention

Mixers

Friday night informal dances held in Church basements or school gyms.

McCormack Place

Convention center in Chicago and site of numerous graduations, including Eddie's

Victoria Hospital

Hospital in which Una is a patient for an appendectomy and for complications from that surgery

Honors Program

Program of studies at Bremmer High School, designed for only the brightest students

Engineering Program

Program of studies designed for college-bound students who are well above average but who do not have the top entrance exam scores

Academic Program

Program of studies designed...

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