Sufferance In Angela's Ashes And The Street

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From the reading “Angela’s Ashes” and “The Street” a common theme of sufferance was portrayed. In the first reading “Angela’s Ashes” The author says, “we tear at the loaf because we are too hungry to slice it and we make tea from this mornings leaves.”
The author uses this line to show the urgency and desire for food that these young starving kids lack because of the economic poverty. The characters are in a constant search and desperation for simple necessities making life hard to live and thrive in. From this tone secretes a dark almost tragic theme. The suffering shown within the characters is a big indicator of how the story is supposed to feel.
The second story also has much of the same sense of emotion in it. The desire to achieve something

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