The Glass Castle Characterization

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In this excerpt from the memoir, The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, she talks about life in her new three room apartment in Welch. The author of this text is trying to convey that poverty and bad conditions don’t make the person, you can still be something and do what you love. The author of this text uses characterization to show how you can still make life worthwhile regardless of your financial conditions or background. In this excerpt from the memoir, The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, she uses characterization to show you can still make something from nothing. One example that demonstrates point of view is “Shortly after we moved in, Mom, Lori, and I measured one another and tried to make our own dresses.” (153). The girls are
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