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Analysis Of The Book The Glass Castle

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In the book The Glass Castle, the setting is always changing which contributes to the development of the book and the development of the characters. The Glass Castle starts in the 1960's in southern Arizona. As the book continues on, the Walls' find themselves in Welch. When President John F. Kennedy is first elected into office, he himself goes to Welch to hand out the first food stamps. He wants to show the people of America that poverty and starvation exist in their own country (Walls 134). This period affects the Walls' because the President's acknowledgment of the lower class' situation makes the lifestyle of the Walls peculiar compared to the rest of the families in the 60's. The wandering lifestyle of the family contributes to the
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