Angela's Ashes

McCourt titles his memoir Angela's Ashes after his mother

what signifficance does the phrase "Angela's Ashes" acquire by the end of the book?

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By the end of the novel, we see that Angela's hopes and dreams have become nothing more than ashes. When together, the family shone like a bright flame, and after the family fell apart, all that was left were the ashes.


Angela's Ashes