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1

Where was the narrator born?

New Yrok

2

where did the narrators parents get married?

new york

3

who is Malachy Jr?

the younger brother of the narrator

4

who is oliver and eugene?

the younger twins of the narrator

5

who is margaret?

the younger sister of the narrator

6

what nationality is the narrator's family?

irish

7

By what river did the main character live?

the river shannon

8

what happened in Limerick alot?

rain

9

who is the narrator's father?

malachy mccourt

10

From what part of Ireland is the father from?

the north

11

what did the father spend his life doing?

being a drunk

12

Who is the narrator's mom?

Angela Sheehan.

13

Where was angela from in Ireland?

the south (limerick)

14

What does angelas father do to her older brother?

drop him on his head

15

who is nurse ohalloran?

the nurse in charge of angela's birth

16

what does mrs ohalloran tell angelas mother to do?

pray to different saints

17

why does mrs ohalloran want to leave so bad?

it is new years eve and she wants to party

18

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

19

Where did angela meet malachy?

at a thanksgiving party given by Dan MacAdorey and Minnie MacAdorey in Brooklyn

20

Who were Delia and Philomena MacNamara?

angelas cousins

21

What do Delia and Philomena have against Malachy?

he is from the north and generally the nroth is protestant.

22

how are Delia, Philomena, and their husbands acting towards Malachy?

they are very harsh in their words

23

what does Tommy, Philomena's husband, tell malachy he will do?

marry angela

24

Who is the first child of angela and malachy?

francis (the narrator)

25

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

26

Who is the second child born to angela?

malachy jr

27

What happens to malachy as he and the narrator are on the see-saw?

malachy bites his tounge and it bleeds alot

28

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

29

who tells francis the story of Cuchulain>

malachy sr

30

how is francis treated by malachy jr and freddie leibowitz?

he is excluded

31

what does angela want the fourth child to be?

a girl

32

how is francis's home life>

horrible. dad is a drunk and mom is always crying

33

why is angela excited that the father comes home with the first week's wages?

she can finally pay off the grocery debt

34

how is the weekend when Malachy brings home the friday wages?

the weekend is the best part

35

why does angela usually get mad at malachy?

he drinks with the money he is supposed to be using to feed his children

36

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.

37

what do angela and the kids have to do to get money from the father?

go from bar to bar searching for him

38

what does angela send francis in to get from the bar tender?

sugar and water for the twins bottles

39

what does the bar tender give francis?

milk which is very generous

40

what does the italian market man offer to angela?

anything she wants in the store because he knows she is honest.

41

what happens to malachy the next week?

he loses his job

42

What does Minnie say about francis and malachy when they play in the cold playground?

she feels badly that they dont have gloves

43

what does minnie and her husband do for the 2 brothers?

she brings them into her home and feeds them

44

What is the daughter of angela's name?

margaret

45

who says that the daughetr just wants to make her dance?

mrs leibowitz

46

what does margaret act as to this family?

the light. this baby is bringing happiness to the family

47

what has changed about malachy since margaret was born>

malachy has not touched a drop of alcohol

48

what is malachy jr telling freddie while they are at the playground?

the story of Cuchulain that francis believes is only his

49

what does francis do when malachy jr doesnt stop?

he pushes him

50

what does freddie do to protect malachy jr?

push francis

51

what happens between francis and freddie?

francis goes after freddie and freddie thinks he is trying to kill him

52

what does malachy jr say when freddie runs away?

dont kill me frankie

53

what does frankie do to feed the twins and malachy?

she steals bananas from the italian market and they hide and eat them

54

what does the italian market man give francis?

a bag of fruit for the family

55

what do frankie's parents want him to do when he gets home from the playground?

apologize to freddie

56

how does malachy react when margaret lets out a little cry?

he drops malachy jr and gets nervous

57

what does mrs leibowitz do when frankie comes to their door to apologize?

she lets him in and feeds him.

58

How does mrs leibowitz act towards the whole situation of frankie trying to kill freddie?

she is understanding and knows that they were playing

59

what is frankie woken up by the next morning?

her mothers whisper as margaret is continuing to get sick

60

who is the favorite child in the family?

margaret

61

what does the doctor say about margaret?

she is gone

62

how is angela reacting to margarets death?

she is sitting in bed all day facing the wall

63

what does mrs leibowitz do for angela?

she comforts her

64

who is angela taking her anger out on?

malachy and his drinking problem

65

who else comes to comfort angela?

mrs macadorey

66

who remains at angela's aid?

mrs macadorey and mrs leibowitz

67

what about malachy's relationship with angela surprises frankie?

he doesnt hold her like he did margaret

68

what is the market man's name?

mr dimino

69

How are delia and philomena acting towards the family>

they are being very mean even though they havent been there to help

70

what does delia say is a disgrace?

the children

71

who are delia and philomena writing a letter to?

angela's mother

72

does her mother send the money needed to get a ship to ireland?

yes