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Free Study Guide for The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

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BOOK NOTES FOR THE GLASS CASTLE BY JEANETTE WALLS

PART THREE - WELCH


SECTION TWO (Pages 133-135)

Summary

The second day in Welch is a Sunday, and the children awake to Uncle Stanley listening to a radio church program. He tells them the strange noises they hear are people speaking in tongues, and the preacher speaks in a hillbilly accent so thick that itís almost as hard to understand as the speaking in tongues. Dad says, ďItís the sort of soul-curdling voodoo that turned me into an atheist.Ē

Later in the day, Mom and Dad take the kids on a tour of the town. Dad explains that Welch is surrounded on all sides by such steep mountains that it feels like you are looking up from the bottom of a bowl. Nothing can be grown or raised on those.........

Notes

This entire section not only gives the reader insight into how Dadís character was molded by the.........


SECTION THREE (Pages 136-139)

Summary

On the third day in Welch, Mom takes Brian and Jeannette to Welch Elementary and enrolls them. She has no records from Phoenix so the principal begins to question the two kids to determine their skill levels. His accent is so thick that Mom has to translate for the kids, and then he canít understand the kidsí accent. As a result, he places them in special classes for students with learning disabilities.

When the kids leave for their first day of school, Mom advises them to impress others with ........

Notes

The school in Welch is a reflection of the despair and anger the people of the town........

 

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