Analysis Of The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls was released on August 11, 2017. It is a vivid memoir of Jeannette’s life and her everyday struggles. Screenplay writers, Destin Daniel Cretton, Marti Noxon, and Andrew Lanham. Brie Larson plays Jeannette, Rex is the father whom is played by Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts plays Rose Mary whom is the mother. Jeannette has three siblings played by, Josh Caras, Sarah Snook, and Brigette Lundy-Paine. I personally thought that the movie was a wonderful representation of the book. The Glass Castle movie gave astonishing visuals of scenes from the book. The characters were well described and fit the movie. Reading the book, you are able to receive bunches of details, although the movie shows you the moment as to where …show more content…

The girls at school always talked about how this or that guy was a user and how such a girl got used, and now I understood, from deep inside, the meaning of that word,” (210). Although the book talks about how Jeannette was used and gives us that idea. The movie shows us, such as in scene nine, Rex used Jeannette to receive money. He told her to “stretch Robby’s ego” so he can beat him in pool. Later in scene nine, Robby offers to take Jeannette upstairs and although she does not want to go, Rex tells her that she can take care of herself. Setting the tone to be depressing, but makes the readers and watchers anxious to find out what happens next. In the book there were two men in Robbie’s apartment, “Two men sat on a couch watching wrestling on television. When they saw me, they grinned wolfishly at Robbie, who put on the Roy Acuff record without turning down the television,” (212). Where as in the movie, do not recall there being any other men in the apartment. The men were interrogating Robbie, “He squeezed my bottom, pushed me onto the bed, and began kissing me. ‘All right!’ One friend said, and the other yelled, ‘Get it on!’” (212). Jeannette seems very depressed that her father would allow such a event to happen, nor not seem to care as much as a father should. This happening, makes readers and watchers understand how serious of a situation it

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