“Angela’s Ashes” and “The Street” are both descriptive short stories that use vivid imagery to paint a picture in your mind. The use of similes and adjectives put you in the midst of the stories and help you better understand the characters and plots. Both…
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by Frank McCourt
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Autobiography, misery memoir
5 September 1996
Frank McCourt, Malachy McCourt Sr., Angela Sheehan McCourt, Margaret Sheehan, Malachy McCourt Jr., Gerard “Laman” Griffin, Michael McCourt, Theresa Carmody, Nora Molloy, Mikey Molloy, Aunt Aggiem, Pa Keating
The memoir follows author's very early childhood in Brooklyn, New York, US but mainly focuses on his life in Limerick, Ireland.