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1

what part of ireland are they going to?

the north where the father's parents live

2

what kinds of questions does malachy ask on the walk to the house?

what are different farm animals

3

who takes the family to the house>

a priest

4

how does grandpa mccourt greet angela?

he asks if she is tired and would like to sit down

5

how does grandma mccourt greet angela?

she says nothing

6

what kind of meal are they greeted with?

a feast of eggs and potatoes and pancakes

7

Who is emily, nora, maggie, and vera?

Malachy's sisters

8

what do the aunts do when they meet angela and the kids>

they just nod

9

Where does grandma and grandpa tell the family to go and why?

they tell them to go to free country (the south) for there is work in Dublin, and he can get money from the IRA

10

who does malachy jr want to see when they pull into Dublin>

Freddie leibowitz

11

what comforts frankie on the bus ride to dublin?

malachy's stories

12

what happens when malachy and frankie go to collect money?

he doesnt get the money because there is no record of his service

13

what does malachy say he wants the money for?

for a pint

14

what does the man say in return?

he will never receive any money because they do not endorse drinking

15

where is the family going to spend the night?

the police station

16

what does frankie hear a janitor sing?

anyone can see why i wanted your kiss

17

why does he get mad?

that is his mother's soing

18

who is helpiung angela?

the chief's wife

19

how are the family going to get to limerick?

the guards held a collection for money to get them a train there

20

why does malachy want to stop at the GPO?

to shoe frankie a statue of cuchulain

20

how did angelas mom greet the family?

with scorn

21

what seems to ge improtant to angelas mother?

religion

22

who is aunt aggie?

angelas sister

23

who is pa keating?

aunt aggies husband

24

who pays for board for the family in limerick?

the grandmother

25

what was in their bed?

bed bugs

26

what does aunt aggie say is lost?

the child

28

what child is she talking about?

the one angela is having a miscarriage of

29

how much money will malachy receive from his limerick job?

19 shillings or 4 dollars

30

where does angela and the kids go?

they go to an insurance company to get money for food

31

what does nora do to the woman in the grocery shop?

she calls her out on trying to cheat angela on the flour.

32

what makes angela happy when they go to pick up coal?

the river shannon

33

what does the shop owner give angela?

an onion, salt, and pepper.

34

why does malachy not want them picking up coal off the street?

it sets a bad example.

35

what does eugene do when oliver is being taken to the hospital>

he sits where oliver slept and will not move

36

how does aggie act towards giving the kids food?

she says that she doesnt want to care for angela's mistakes

37

what can aggie not do?

have a child

38

what happens to oliver?

he dies

39

who is the only one that doesnt cry in the house?

eugene

40

how does malachy deal with oliver's death>

he drinks

41

what is malachy turning back into now?

a drunk

42

what is angela going to do when malachy goes to collect the money?

she is going to take it from him right away

43

what does mr benson do when frankie gets angry and punches a child>

he hits him with a ruler and sends him home

44

what is a major punishment in the school>

hitting

45

what happened to eugene?

he died of pneumonia

46

why does aggie get mad at frankie?

he is buying sweets on the day of his brothers funeral

47

why does frankie get mad at his father?

he is drinking on eugene's coffin