What Is the Summary of "The Drunkard" by Frank O'Connor?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 6:58:27 AM ET

"The Drunkard" by Frank O'Connor is a short story narrated by Larry Delaney, a man who recollects an incident from his childhood in Ireland. Asked by his concerned mother to accompany his father, a drunkard, on a visit to a public house, Larry is the one who ends up getting drunk.