Social problem analysis of The Glass Castle-------The impact of the alcoholism Ying Wan
Saint Louis University
Professor Shannon Cooper-Sadlo
SOCIAL PROBLEM ANALYSIS OF THE GLASS CASTLE 2
The paper talks about the social problems presented in the book The Glass Castle. And choose one problem which is alcoholism as the major one to explored in depth. It included the population affected by alcoholism, the history of alcoholism, and the steps to solve the alcoholism problem. It also contained the influence of alcoholism to individual, family, and community. The agency NCADD in St. Louis area was chosen to be the …show more content…
SOCIAL PROBLEM ANALYSIS OF THE GLASS CASTLE 6
suffered child neglect from their parents. The parents lived in their own world and have their own theory to raise the children. They wanted the children to be independent, but they ignored the care and love the children deserved, furthermore, they ignored the truth that the children were too young to be independent. For instance, when the author only was three, she started cook hot dog for herself and she got herself burned and left scar. When she grown a little bit older, she had to take care of all her siblings and all the children had a job and became a child labor at some extend.
The other problems were happed outside their family. When the author was in first grade, she got bullied by some Hispanic girls in