Conflicts Between Parents And Children In The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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The memoir, The Glass Castle, written by Jeannette Walls, has many conflicts between parents and children. Rex and Rose Mary Walls both have their good but also have a lot of bad and are incredibly irresponsible sometimes. They also neglect their children throughout the story, make poor decisions, and believe a lot in self-sufficiency. At the beginning of the book, Jeannette Walls is three years old cooking hot dogs all by herself. She is using the stove unsupervised at an extremely young age, with her mother in the other room focusing on her painting. Jeannette ended up getting caught on fire and has to get rushed to the hospital, where she was then in there for six weeks. “I was three years old, and we were living in a trailer park in a

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