The Question and Answer section for Angela’s Ashes is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
His parents have further plans for Frank: his mother wants him to join the Arch Confraternity of the Redemptorist Church to impress the St. Vincent de Paul Society and Malachy wants Frank to be an altar boy. Frank painstakingly memorizes the Latin...
The Irish had a negative attitude toward the British and desired their independence. Tariffs and other economic acts that hurt the Irish economy and benefited the English were a major cause for dissent.
It means that people are starving. Bread represents all food.