Orphan Train Character Analysis

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The main character in The Glass Castle, Jeannette, and the main character in Orphan Train, Vivian, share the same theme which is that they both overcame obstacles and succeeded at the end. Vivian moved overseas with her family from Ireland to the United States in sequence for her parent’s and in the future for her and siblings, to have better job opportunities, a more attractive quality of life, and good food suppliers. Not long after they settled down in New York, she lost her family due to fire. Consequently, she was taken to the Children’s Aid Society. Back in the days, orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of forsaken children whose future would be decided by
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