After you read the passage from Angelas ashes and the street, write an essay in which you identify a theme that is similar in both passages and analyze how each author uses the characters, events, and settings in the passage to develop a theme.
For your literary analysis essay:
1. Read the passage from Angelas ashes and the street.
2. Identify a theme that is in both passages.
3. Analyze how McCourt and Petry both use characters, events, and settings to develop theme in their stories.