Flashcards in Angela's Ashes Chapter 5 Deck (44):
Who are the only two people in the family that everyone talks to?
Uncle Pa Keating and Uncle Pat
Who does Frankie want to be like?
Uncle Pa Keating so that he doesnt care what people say/think
What is unique about the communication between families in Ireland?
it is practically non-existant between the Civil War, soupers, and informers.
What can they not do now that they dont talk to their grandmother?
they cant ask for sugar and butter and bread
Who is a friend to Angela?
What poem describes Angela and Malachy's marriage?
The Man from the North
What do people come to Malachy for?
they come for help in writing letters to the government.
What does Grandma have everywhere in the house?
the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
What does she make Uncle Pat do every night?
say his prayers
Who does Grandma let come into the house for a short stay?
What is wrong with Bill Galvin?
he is a protestant
What does Grandma do for Bill Galvin's dinner?
bring it to him
how is frankie going to get his family sixpence?
by bringing the dinner to Bill Galvin from his grandmothers
What does Frankie do on his first delivery of food?
he eats it all
What does Bill Galvin force Frankie to do?
bring the can back to his grandmother and ask for more dinner or he will kill him
how does grandma react to Frankie eating the food?
she freaks out
what is frankie's punishment?
he will work a few nights without pay.
What does Angela and Malachy always seem to have money for?
What has happened to Angela and Malachy because of smoking?
their teeth have begun to fall out and cause trumendous pain
do the parents want Frankie and Malachy Jr. smoking?
What do Angela and Malachy do with their teeth?
they have to get them pulled and get fake ones.
What does Malachy Jr do with the fake teeth?
he tries to put them in his mouth.
What happens as a result of putting the fake teeth in his mouth?
He has to go to the hospital
What operation does Frankie have to get?
he has to get his tonsils and adenoids taken out
What does Angela and Malachy want Frankie to begin?
What does Angela think the dancing will do?
keep Frankie off of the streets
What does Frankie have to put the money in?
a black boys mouth
Who does the dance instructor, Ms. O'Connor, Love
Who helps Frankie learn in his first lesson?
What does Billy Campbell, a friend of Frankie's, say dancing will do to him?
dancing will make him bad at everything and a sissy
What does Frankie do with the sixpence on week four?
he goes to a movie instead.
What happens when Frankie has the toffee?
he loses a tooth
What does Malachy say about Frankie missing a tooth?
he doesnt care
where is malachy taking frankie?
What does angela wish malachy was like?
she wishes he would come home after work and only take a small amount of money for beer
What does Frankie have to join?
he has to join the boys league in the Arch Confraternity.
What is the Arch Confraternity?
it is a dealing with the church in which sermons are read. they pray for the souls lost to hell
Why is becoming a part of the Arch COnfraternity a good thing?
Angela can say her son is a part of it to St. Vincent de Paul and get more stuff
what happens if someone misses meetings?
they went an explanation first, then there is a summons paper, then a search party goes looking for you
What is the only thing that should keep frankie from the Confraternity?
what does malachy want frankie to be?
an alter boy
Is Frankie allowed tp be an alter boy?
Why can he not be an alter boy?
they do not have room