The Question and Answer section for Angela’s Ashes is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
After seeing the dog, Frank associates blood with death. He believes that his brother might die in the same way the dog died.
Will Malachy die like the dog, Mr. MacAdorey?
Minnie says, He bit his tongue. He won't die.
Why did the dog die?
The playground represents the innocence of childhood.