Parenting Style In The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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In the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, the parenting style that best fits the parents is permissive, they show every characteristic of a permissive parent. They “rarely discipline” Jeannette when she burns herself cooking hotdogs (Cherry, “The Four Styles of Parenting”). “I was on fire. It’s my earliest memory. I was three years old, and we were living in a trailer park in a southern Arizona town, whose home knew” (9). Most kids are afraid of fire, and especially at three years old their parents show no discipline, and low expectations. Rex and Rosemary are more responsive than they are demanding because they avoid confrontation (Cherry). In the book Jeannette said, “He told Dad that the whole family would need to come down to the
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