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Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

TREASURE HUNT: 

 

Frank McCourt – Biography and Works

 

Read a few of the following websites until you find all the information needed to complete the chart below:

http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/mcc1bio-1

http://www.annonline.com/interviews/960913/biography.html

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0566660/bio

http://title3.sde.state.ok.us/library/itv/mccourt/mccourt.html

http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst/mccourt.html

Interviews with the author: http://www.unomas.com/features/frankmccourt.html 

http://www.zaney5.freeserve.co.uk/theimmigrantexperience.html

The city Limerick, Ireland: http://www.fodors.com/miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=southwest_ireland@601&cur_section=fea&feature=30002

 

Table:

1. Date of birth:  ………………………
2. Place of birth: .........................…….

3. Important life events:

4. Influences on the author (other writers, historical or personal events, etc.):

5. Typical literary qualities:

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Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted
 ~Percy Shelley, A Defence of Poetry, 1821
R. M. Hutchins