Reading Reflection: The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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Nikki Selvaraj
Mrs. Frank
English II Pre-AP-5
29 September 2016
The Glass Castle Reading Reflection
Background Information: The Glass Castle is a memoir by Jeannette Walls. The author’s purpose in writing this novel was to give a recounting of her life, but in a way that was not accusatory nor dark. It was also written in order to show others that it is possible to grow successfully even from a dysfunctional childhood. The story begins recounting the life of a young girl and her family. From the time she is born, Jeannette and her family move around whenever they are unable to pay their bills or debts. Eventually, they settle Battle Mountain, Nevada, where Jeannette gets her first taste of stability. Jeannette and her father set to