'Tis: A Memoir - Chapters Six-Ten Summary & Analysis

Frank McCourt
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Chapters Six-Ten Summary and Analysis

In Chapter Six, Frank works as the houseman with his infected eyes, one step above the Puerto Ricans that work in the kitchen. Frank works hard to stay invisible in his job, avoiding the college men and women who he finds attractive the point that he sometimes has to masturbate or 'interfere' with himself for relief. On one afternoon he is called to a table where a young woman cries because Frank has thrown away the phone number of a Princeton man. Ordered to the kitchen to search the trash, Frank gives up in humiliation and writes a fake phone number on a napkin for the girl, only sorry he won't be there when she tries to reach the man she had met.

In Chapter Seven, Frank receives a letter from his mother in Ireland, asking if he can...

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