The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls Sparknotes

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The Glass Castle is a memoir from 2005 by Jeannette Walls. In my opinion, the author emotionally described in her book her childhood, in which she suffered from hunger, misery and even homelessness. Through the fault of their own parents, who stubbornly refused to stabilize and provide good living conditions for their children, Jeannette Walls went through a Gehenna in school and the environment in which she grew up. Only thanks to her own determination she achieved professional success and happiness in her personal life. The title refers to the long-held intention of her father to build his dream house, a "glass castle". The diary begins, in New York, when Jeannette, who is driving a taxi and through the window, sees a homeless woman lying …show more content…

I think that when Jeannette considers the possibility that Erma is also abusing her father, she begins to understand why Daddy behaves like this, why he drinks; why he hardly wanted to come back to Welch; and, perhaps most importantly, why he does not want to stand on their side, or even listen to what happened to Brian. Dad's reaction to Brian's experience shows that he has never been able to come to terms with any childhood trauma he survived. All this situation with Erma and Brian, in my opinion, influenced the girl's further life. After most of the events that met the heroine came the moment that was the most difficult for her and when in my opinion she took the most important decisions in her life. It all began with an argument with Rose Mary, or her mother who was seeking an excuse not to go to work after an argument and after mentioning the unpleasant words Rose Mary told everyone about Rex who was very unhappy with this situation, then the action that no one would have done …show more content…

This last sentence reflects the words of the child's father and his preferences regarding the place between chaos and order. It meant that it was a place where there were no rules or boundaries where they could do what they wanted to do. It also means that his ghostly presence was noticed. Confidence and fascination convey the unique experiences that Jeannette shared with her father. I think that this book describes stories that suits many families in those days and also present ones, I think that many people can identify with Jeannette's story. At the end of the book, we can also see that the heroine of the book always had faith in her father, even when he failed her many times. When he left, she still believed him. Love for a father has never disappeared and will always be an inspiration in her life. At the end, Jeannette carefully shows the reader that "the boundary between turbulence and order" has never been

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