'Tis: A Memoir Setting & Symbolism

Frank McCourt
This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of 'Tis.
This section contains 292 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the 'Tis: A Memoir Study Guide

MS Irish Oak

The freighter that Frank McCourt takes from Ireland to New York in October of 1949.

The Biltmore Hotel

The hotel in New York where Frank gets his first job, cleaning the lobby.

Dempsey's

The restaurant owned by Jack Dempsey where the priest takes Frank to dinner. Afterward, the priest attempts to sexually assault Frank.

The New Yorker Hotel

The hotel where Frank and the Catholic priest stay when they arrive in New York.

Costello's

The bar where Frank meets Tim Costello, who tells Frank to spend his time in the library rather than bars, giving Frank directions to the main library where he will spend many happy hours over the years.

The Rhinelander

A bar and dance hall where Frank goes for a few beers with Tom Clifford.

Saint Vincent's

The church where Frank hopes to attend mass on his first Christmas in New York, only...

(read more)

This section contains 292 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the 'Tis: A Memoir Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
'Tis: A Memoir from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook