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1

What is in the trunk?

a dress, birth certificates, confirmation certificates, passports

2

Why does Frankie get an interest in the trunk?

he starts a soccer team and they need something to distinguish them from other teams.

3

What is Frankie going to do with the dress in the trunk?

he is going to cut hearts out of it to make a uniform

4

What do the boys use as a ball?

a sheeps bladder stuffed with rags

5

Where do they want to go to find a game?

they want to go to the rich neighborhood

6

Who is turning 16 and going for his first pint?

Mikey Molloy. The boy who knows about everything naughty

7

What happens when they walk in the bar?

all the men want to buy mikey a drink

8

Why are Peter (Mikey's father) and Mikey thankful?

they are thankful because Mikey has never gotten seriously sick like Quisimodo Dooley who just got the consumption after wanting to be on BBC.

9

What does Mikey say Frankie is after he tells him about being born earlier than 9 months after marriage?

he says that Frankie is doomed

10

Why does Mikey say Frankie is not in a state of grace?

He was conceived before Angela and Malachy were married.

11

What does Peter realize when the Bartender says "Everything has an opposite"?

he realizes that, since he is the best pint drinker of the land, he can also be the best non-pint drinker and be sober.

12

What do the people of Ireland think is destroying people's heads?

books

13

What does Mikey give Frankie when Frankie tells him he wants to go light a candle to try and be less damned?

he gives him a penny

14

where does this penny end up going?

to pay for 2 pieces of toffee.

15

What will Frankie say if her mom questions him on the dress?

he will tell her he knows about how her and Malachy had sex prematurely

16

What does Frankie feel like before he scores a goal?

he feels like he is a boy in heaven

17

Why will Frankie never forget that goal?

because he feels as though it was a gift from God and the Virgin Mary

18

What is wrong with Mr. Hannon?

he has bad legs and has to deal with them during his job of bringing coal from one place to another trying to keep the dust out of his cuts.

19

What did miss bridey hannon have?

she had rhumatic fever

20

WHy can ms bridey hannon not work?

because she has to be careful of her past sickness

21

What does miss bridey hannon offer for frankie?

she offers him to work with mr bridey for a shilling

22

What does Frankie think makes him a man?

going to work

23

What makes Frabkie extremely happy?

his ability to walk a horse

24

What is Mr. Hannon's outlook on life?

he is very optimistic about everything.

25

What does Mr. hannon say to Frankie is the key to getting out of Ireland?

school and books

26

What does Frankie want to do after seeing Mr hannon with the horse?

he wants his own horse

27

What is funny about the way Pa Keating, Bill, Galvin, and Mr hannon are sitting at the pub?

Pa Keating and Mr Hannon are both black from coal and Galvin is white from limestone. They look like an oreo.

28

Why does Frankie feel like a man after working?

he is covered in coal

29

What will keep Frankie from the job?

his eyes

30

What is Frankie doing to help his eyes?

he is blinking and washing them

31

What is the new characterization of Frankie?

he no longer cares what other people think

32

What could be the deeper message behind the horse droppings vs human droppings?

human's smell bad while the horse is all natural. The man is impure while the horse is pure

33

Why does Frankie love the job?

he is finally becoming something to his peers

34

What happens when Frankie gives Angela the money from work (5 shillings in one day)?

she cries because his eyes are the worst they've ever been

35

What happens to Mr. Hannon?

he goes to the doctor and has to go to the hospital

36

Is Mr Hannon still able to work?

nio

37

what does this mean for frankie?

he has to go back to school and focus on that as a job