Angela's Ashes Character Analysis

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In the memoir "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt the characters faced many hardships in their lives. Especially the lead characters like Angela, the mother, and the children. The McCourt's lives were a product of their environment and also because of their choices which include the Great Depression, alcoholism, and their personal decisions.
One environmental factor that shaped the McCourt lives was the Great Depression. Although the Great Depression took place in America "it triggered political upheavals in Europe that had devastating consequences." People from around the globe were affected by it and one of them were, the McCourt family. During this time the family decided to move to Ireland with their four sons. Life was already too complicated

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