# Jeanette Walls Analysis

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In the Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, and the movie King of California both Jeanette, and Miranda make the best out of rough situations. One example when Jeanette sees the good in her dad is when she asks him to stop drinking for her birthday. "Do you think that you could maybe stop drinking"(296)? She sees the good in her dad when he decided to "keep to himself..."(297) in order to hopefully try to help him so that way he does stop drinking. Another instance when Jeanette sees the good in her dad is the stars."Pick out your favorite star"(100). This shows that Jeanette sees the good in her dad because he tells her that there is logic to picking stars. She realizes that what he says is true. Also, that he loves her. Another example that shows she sees the good in …show more content…

She also says that "Mom should let Dad off the hook about going to mass..."(288). This shows that she sees the good in her Dad because she sees that he is trying to make Christmas a little bit more enjoyable. She also believes that he has done enough so that he does not have to go to mass. Also part of the reason why she doesnt want him to go to mass is because he is drunk. Now, moving to King of California with charlie and miranda. One example when miranda sees the good in her father is at the end of the movie when Charlie the Father, ties Miranda up. This is an example because in the movie she says that if he had not tied her up that she may actually follow after him. Another example is when they are breaking into the store, and she is holding onto the rope with all her might. This shows that she sees the good in her father because if she did not care about her dad then she would not be holding onto the rope. Another example is when she discovers the dishwasher. This is an example because she knows that her dad knew that she really wanted that dishwasher. So right before he jumped back in the hole she told her not to loose a piece of paper. That it was very important.