Lessons Learned In The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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In the memoir, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls, the author was most influenced by her time in Midland, California, as indicated by how she describes the scenery there. In Midland her she is taught many important life lessons mostly taught to her by her parents, Rex and Mary Rose. One of the lessons she is taught in Midland was hinted at in the beginning of the book.
While traveling to Midland upon arriving the family runs into the beautiful scenery and one particular tree; the Joshua tree that caught Rose Mary’s eye. Although at first glance the tree seemed ugly to most people, Rose Mary found it beautiful even though it was twisted and bent as well as scraggly. Inspired by the beauty of the Joshua tree she tells them to go into town, and

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