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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 TWENTY-TWO (Pages 218-221)

Summary

In late August, everyone comes home. Lori is full of stories of summer camp: hot meals, hot showers, a lot of new friends, and a boy who actually kissed her. She says, “Everyone assumed I was a normal person. It was weird.” She decides that if she can get out of Welch and away from Mom and Dad, she’ll have a shot at a happy life.

Mom comes home not long after Lori, and she is changed once again. She decides while studying, attending lectures, and painting that she has been living her life for others, and now she’s going to devote herself to her art. On the first day of school, the girls cannot get her out of bed. She tells them she is sick, and when Jeannette challenges that assertion, Mom.........

Notes

With Rex and Rose Mary raising their children in a neglectful way and thinking only of themselves is something they could get away with as along......... .


SECTION TWENTY-THREE (Pages 222-225)

Summary

That fall, two men, filmmakers from New York, come to Welch to bring, on the part of the government, a cultural uplift to the town. They ultimately are not very successful, but they open up the idea of life in New York as a possibility to Jeannette and Lori. As a result, Lori and Jeannette come up with a plan to live in this exciting city. They know it’s going to take a lot of money, so they begin pool their money and keep it in the piggy bank Jeannette had bought.

Jeannette most likes the idea that New York is full of people who are different. That definitely includes her and her sister. When...........

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Jeannette and Lori’s decision to leave Welch and go to New York is the product, the end result, of a long life of neglect and...........

 

 

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