Overcoming Obstacles In The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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In the inspiring 2005 poignant memoir The Glass Castle, written by Jeannette Walls, establishes a mind changing perspective through a tough loving family of four. Jeannette is the second oldest of the 4 children born to Rex Walls, an alcoholic, and Rose Mary Walls, a painter and artist. The book uses the symbol of a Mountain Goat to develop a theme of growing up by overcoming obstacles. Not only that it also displays an endearment that implies a special relationship between Jeannette and her father that the other children could not share with him.
The unique bond Jeannette shares with Rex is demonstrated throughout the entire book. Though they've definitely had their ups and downs with not locking the doors at night, the car breaking down,
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