Flashcards in Angela's Ashes Chapter 1 Deck (72):
Where was the narrator born?
where did the narrators parents get married?
who is Malachy Jr?
the younger brother of the narrator
who is oliver and eugene?
the younger twins of the narrator
who is margaret?
the younger sister of the narrator
what nationality is the narrator's family?
By what river did the main character live?
the river shannon
what happened in Limerick alot?
who is the narrator's father?
From what part of Ireland is the father from?
what did the father spend his life doing?
being a drunk
Who is the narrator's mom?
Where was angela from in Ireland?
the south (limerick)
What does angelas father do to her older brother?
drop him on his head
who is nurse ohalloran?
the nurse in charge of angela's birth
what does mrs ohalloran tell angelas mother to do?
pray to different saints
why does mrs ohalloran want to leave so bad?
it is new years eve and she wants to party
what does angelas mother say to her when she was deciding what she wanted to be when she grew up?
she told her that she is useless
Where did angela meet malachy?
at a thanksgiving party given by Dan MacAdorey and Minnie MacAdorey in Brooklyn
Who were Delia and Philomena MacNamara?
What do Delia and Philomena have against Malachy?
he is from the north and generally the nroth is protestant.
how are Delia, Philomena, and their husbands acting towards Malachy?
they are very harsh in their words
what does Tommy, Philomena's husband, tell malachy he will do?
Who is the first child of angela and malachy?
francis (the narrator)
what does angela's family tell her while she is crying at the baptism party?
that is is all her fault for marrying a protestant lunatic
Who is the second child born to angela?
What happens to malachy as he and the narrator are on the see-saw?
malachy bites his tounge and it bleeds alot
how are mr macAdorey and Minnie to Francis after she is sent home after the see saw?
the mr messes with francis and the misses stops him
who tells francis the story of Cuchulain>
how is francis treated by malachy jr and freddie leibowitz?
he is excluded
what does angela want the fourth child to be?
how is francis's home life>
horrible. dad is a drunk and mom is always crying
why is angela excited that the father comes home with the first week's wages?
she can finally pay off the grocery debt
how is the weekend when Malachy brings home the friday wages?
the weekend is the best part
why does angela usually get mad at malachy?
he drinks with the money he is supposed to be using to feed his children
where does angela go with the children after asking malachy if he will be home tonite with money?
they go to the bank to see if she can get some of the money her husband makes so he doesnt spend it all.
what do angela and the kids have to do to get money from the father?
go from bar to bar searching for him
what does angela send francis in to get from the bar tender?
sugar and water for the twins bottles
what does the bar tender give francis?
milk which is very generous
what does the italian market man offer to angela?
anything she wants in the store because he knows she is honest.
what happens to malachy the next week?
he loses his job
What does Minnie say about francis and malachy when they play in the cold playground?
she feels badly that they dont have gloves
what does minnie and her husband do for the 2 brothers?
she brings them into her home and feeds them
What is the daughter of angela's name?
who says that the daughetr just wants to make her dance?
what does margaret act as to this family?
the light. this baby is bringing happiness to the family
what has changed about malachy since margaret was born>
malachy has not touched a drop of alcohol
what is malachy jr telling freddie while they are at the playground?
the story of Cuchulain that francis believes is only his
what does francis do when malachy jr doesnt stop?
he pushes him
what does freddie do to protect malachy jr?
what happens between francis and freddie?
francis goes after freddie and freddie thinks he is trying to kill him
what does malachy jr say when freddie runs away?
dont kill me frankie
what does frankie do to feed the twins and malachy?
she steals bananas from the italian market and they hide and eat them
what does the italian market man give francis?
a bag of fruit for the family
what do frankie's parents want him to do when he gets home from the playground?
apologize to freddie
how does malachy react when margaret lets out a little cry?
he drops malachy jr and gets nervous
what does mrs leibowitz do when frankie comes to their door to apologize?
she lets him in and feeds him.
How does mrs leibowitz act towards the whole situation of frankie trying to kill freddie?
she is understanding and knows that they were playing
what is frankie woken up by the next morning?
her mothers whisper as margaret is continuing to get sick
who is the favorite child in the family?
what does the doctor say about margaret?
she is gone
how is angela reacting to margarets death?
she is sitting in bed all day facing the wall
what does mrs leibowitz do for angela?
she comforts her
who is angela taking her anger out on?
malachy and his drinking problem
who else comes to comfort angela?
who remains at angela's aid?
mrs macadorey and mrs leibowitz
what about malachy's relationship with angela surprises frankie?
he doesnt hold her like he did margaret
what is the market man's name?
How are delia and philomena acting towards the family>
they are being very mean even though they havent been there to help
what does delia say is a disgrace?
who are delia and philomena writing a letter to?