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Frank McCourts Angelas Ashes is a powerful stunning and emotional memoir of his life starting from childhood to adulthood This book has a unique way on the narrator technique which is using young Franks innocent eye to tell the story This allows the reader to experience his own life in a transparent way and able to witness how Frank grow from a innocent child to a complex adult His writing can be easily identified between the age of four eleven and fourteen When describing his experience at the age of four the tone is very much like a story told from a childs pure perspective Simple dialogue and approaches can be found in the book during this time period Were on the seesaw Up down updown Malachy goes up I get off Malachy goes down Seesaw hits ground At this point only fragment sentence structures were demonstrated McCount presents information as if heard and interpreted by a child For instance a kind neighbour of his Mrs Leibowitz says Nice Chewish have eh We all know that the word Chewish is supposed to be spelled like Jewish over here the spelling is spelled as it is heard and that is usual common for childrens interpretations Not only simple dialogue is used throughout the book so are simple thoughts Children tend to change subjects quickly in a conversation for example They have their teauncle Pa Keating who is my uncle because hes married to my aunt Aggie picks up Eugene The reader knows Pa Keating is the childrens uncle children often repeat needless information into a conversation McCourt did the same thing on this section on the book He also slows down the reader with examples like a blackness come over me for describing his anger This shows his thoughts as a child are quite simple Due to the lack of knowledge he can only use essential words that he was familiar with to describing things
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