Flashcards in Angela's Ashes Chapter 11 Deck (37):
What is in the trunk?
a dress, birth certificates, confirmation certificates, passports
Why does Frankie get an interest in the trunk?
he starts a soccer team and they need something to distinguish them from other teams.
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
What do the boys use as a ball?
a sheeps bladder stuffed with rags
Where do they want to go to find a game?
they want to go to the rich neighborhood
Who is turning 16 and going for his first pint?
Mikey Molloy. The boy who knows about everything naughty
What happens when they walk in the bar?
all the men want to buy mikey a drink
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.
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
Why does Mikey say Frankie is not in a state of grace?
He was conceived before Angela and Malachy were married.
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.
What do the people of Ireland think is destroying people's heads?
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
where does this penny end up going?
to pay for 2 pieces of toffee.
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
What does Frankie feel like before he scores a goal?
he feels like he is a boy in heaven
Why will Frankie never forget that goal?
because he feels as though it was a gift from God and the Virgin Mary
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.
What did miss bridey hannon have?
she had rhumatic fever
WHy can ms bridey hannon not work?
because she has to be careful of her past sickness
What does miss bridey hannon offer for frankie?
she offers him to work with mr bridey for a shilling
What does Frankie think makes him a man?
going to work
What makes Frabkie extremely happy?
his ability to walk a horse
What is Mr. Hannon's outlook on life?
he is very optimistic about everything.
What does Mr. hannon say to Frankie is the key to getting out of Ireland?
school and books
What does Frankie want to do after seeing Mr hannon with the horse?
he wants his own horse
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.
Why does Frankie feel like a man after working?
he is covered in coal
What will keep Frankie from the job?
What is Frankie doing to help his eyes?
he is blinking and washing them
What is the new characterization of Frankie?
he no longer cares what other people think
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
Why does Frankie love the job?
he is finally becoming something to his peers
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
What happens to Mr. Hannon?
he goes to the doctor and has to go to the hospital
Is Mr Hannon still able to work?