The Glass Castle: How The Walls Family Lived Without Welfare

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The novel, The Glass Castle, shows how the Walls family lived without welfare. Both Rosemary and Rex refused to take charity or government aid despite the children and others pleading them to take it. Rosemary objected to conforming to what the society thought was best. Rex argued that his sporadic income was enough to keep the family afloat. However, the children begged their parents to accept other 's help to ease the financial burden on all of them. Only the children were able to see the benefits to taking the money rather than their parents’ judgemental opinions. Rex and Rosemary didn’t want others to view them differently because they had government aid, but without aid, they are judged just the same.

In The Glass Castle, the Walls family
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