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    You Can Always Find the Good in a Bad Situation In Jeannette Walls’ memoir‚ The Glass Castle‚ Jeanette’s unconventional childhood is characterized by constant poverty and the chaos and confusion of having dysfunctional parents along with their nomadic lifestyle‚ moving from neighborhood to neighborhood. What is exceptional about Jeanette’s story is that although her parents were irresponsible‚ neglectful and careless‚ they were still able to manage to instill admirable qualities in their children

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    The Ideal Woman Jeannette Walls’ memoir‚ The Glass Castle‚ gives a vivid description of what life is like growing up in a poor family where parental negligence and limited supervision is common. Walls grows up with a high tolerance for hard times and bravery that is unmatched. Her self-sufficiency and education helped Walls escape her difficult childhood and poor family life growing up. Walls’ memoir clearly refutes the statement made in The Great Gatsby by Daisy Buchanan that "the best thing a

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    The Glass Castle is a brilliant memoir following the story of the young author‚ Jeannette Walls. She writes a revealing look into her uniquely vibrant and deeply dysfunctional family. Constantly short on cash and food‚ the family moves around the country frequently and tries to re-settle. Threw the families hardships‚ the family carries hope that one day they will build their Glass Castle. This books title is symbolic of the overall book in its whole‚ and takes up a large amount of the author’s life

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    I recently read the book‚ “The Glass Castle‚” by Jeannette Walls‚ which is a short novel in the form of a memoir. She is famous for both “The Glass Castle‚” but also wrote another best seller‚ “Half Broke Horses.” I would give this book a positive rating‚ and also deem it one of the best books I have read so far. Walls kept juggling many themes‚ kept the book lively at all times‚ and keep all aspects of her novel true. The plot had a very fast pace‚ and beautifully illustrated the pains she and

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    the book The Glass Castle‚ there is a huge power of the idea of the “American Dream”: to become educated‚ wealthy‚ and ultimately happy. Almost throughout the entire book there are references or ideas that pertain to the goal of wealth or happiness coming eventually. It appears as soon as Rex Walls even brings about the notion of building a glass castle‚ it was a dream‚ and something to aspire to‚ just like everyone has dreams for their future. Aside‚ though‚ from the glass castle idea‚ the parents

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    Melodie Yang Mrs. Kondrusk 2nd Hour English 10E In the book the Glass Castle written by Jeannette walls she talks about many memories and struggles that she and her family went through growing up. One of the main struggles in the family was alcoholism. Rex Walls‚ Jeannette’s father‚ was the typical alcoholic that drank until they were glowering and having people fear them. The book has many thing related to alcoholism‚ it shows the precarious of obstacles people face‚ and why it is important

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    Maureen is often forgotten throughout the entire story of The Glass Castle written by Jeannette Walls. We are very tragically reminded of Maureen’s presence when she stabs her own mother while living in New York. Reflecting back to the beginning of the story‚ we can see why Maureen has a mental breakdown. She is born into a world of violence‚ her parents fail to care for her‚ and she lives her entire childhood in neglect. The announcement that Mary is pregnant seems to be thrown into this story

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    1. Discuss the metaphor of a glass castle and what it signifies to Jeannette and her father. Why is it so important that‚ just before moving to New York‚ Jeannette tells her father that she doesn’t believe he’ll ever build it? ● I can’t be sure about what the glass castle means exactly to Jeannette‚ but a few ideas come to mind. The glass castle can symbolize a lot of things about their family. One thing it can show is that they aren’t afraid to hide their life‚ and what goes on in it. Everybody

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    “I was your cure. You were my disease. I was saving you‚ but you were killing me” (Unknown). In the novel The Glass castle written by written by Jeannette Walls‚ the middle child‚ the caretaker of the family‚ and also her father’s favorite. She brings him hope‚ joy and is the only one who really believes in him. Without her‚ Rex might just be an alcoholic more than he is now. Jeanette starts growing up realizing what is bad and what is good which helps her make better decisions in life. Over the

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    English ISU Essay The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Kulwinder Singh Ms. A. Weber ENG-4U1 December 07‚ 2012 The Intricate Developmental Changes of the Walls Family’s Journey The Glass Castle is a memoir based on the life of Jeannette Walls and her family in the ninety fifties‚ while dealing with adversities and struggles in society while growing up in different remote locations‚ until they escape to New York searching for opportunities. The Walls’ family travel and grow up in dysfunctional

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