History Literature / AngelasAshes

26th Dec '15 4:27:54 PM nombretomado
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* AmericanDream: Frank's greatest dream is to come back to America.
7th Dec '15 9:24:07 AM CynicalBastardo
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* AnyoneCanDie: Mostly Frank's younger siblings, but his grandmother and other characters die throughout the book. Frank himself almost dies from Typhoid.


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* ImprovisedClothes: Malachy Senior repairs his sons' boots using an old bicycle tyre. This gets them mocked at school.


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** Aunt Aggie is often almost antagonistic towards Angela's children, but she later helps Frank out by buying him new clothes for his job at the post office.
7th Dec '15 9:17:13 AM CynicalBastardo
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* GreyRainOfDepression: Limerick is constantly being hit with rainstorms. When it's not raining, it's [[EmpathicEnvironment still miserable and grey]].

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* GreyRainOfDepression: Limerick is constantly being hit with rainstorms. When it's not raining, it's [[EmpathicEnvironment still miserable and grey]]. In fact, the only time the weather clears in the film adaptation is when Frank finally has his ticket for America bought.
4th Aug '14 12:08:09 PM Blackie62
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* RasputinianDeath: Frank is reading about saints and decides that his favourite is St. Christina the Astonishing because she "takes ages to die".

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* RasputinianDeath: Frank is reading about saints and decides that his favourite is St. Christina the Astonishing because she "takes ages to die". This of course makes sense considering how many of his siblings died while still babies.
21st Jan '14 6:22:17 AM leraluna
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* LadyInRed: Angela wears a red coat that catches the eye in a city so gray.
24th Dec '13 8:32:03 AM rossyxan
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The novel was followed by two further novels continuing [=McCourt's=] life story; '''Tis'' (1999) and ''Teacher Man''.

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The novel was followed by two further novels continuing [=McCourt's=] life story; '''Tis'' (1999) and ''Teacher Man''.Man'' (2005).
24th Dec '13 8:31:51 AM rossyxan
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The novel was followed by two further novels continuing McCourt's life story; ''''Tis''' (1999) and '''Teacher Man'''.

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The novel was followed by two further novels continuing McCourt's [=McCourt's=] life story; ''''Tis''' '''Tis'' (1999) and '''Teacher Man'''.''Teacher Man''.
24th Dec '13 8:31:31 AM rossyxan
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The novel was followed by two further novels continuing McCourt's life story; ''''Tis''' (1999) and '''Teacher Man'''.
19th Dec '13 4:46:03 PM LongLiveHumour
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** Worse than that, it's because he is from [[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland Northern]] [[TheTroubles Ireland]] and they constantly accuse him of being a Presbyterian, even though he and his family in the North are devout Catholics.

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** Worse than that, it's because he is from [[UsefulNotes/NorthernIreland Northern]] [[TheTroubles [[UsefulNotes/TheTroubles Ireland]] and they constantly accuse him of being a Presbyterian, even though he and his family in the North are devout Catholics.
19th Dec '13 6:19:02 AM rossyxan
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It was adapted into a 1999 film, directed by Alan Parker and starring Creator/RobertCarlyle and EmilyWatson.

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It was adapted into a 1999 film, directed by Alan Parker and starring Creator/RobertCarlyle as Malachy Sr and EmilyWatson.
EmilyWatson as Angela.
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