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Non-Conformity in The Glass Castle

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Eliza Druart

on 15 December 2016

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Transcript of Non-Conformity in The Glass Castle

Non-Conformity in
The Glass Castle

Alyssa, Anne and Eliza
In the memoir
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls, the author tells us that true non-conformity cannot be achieved. This is shown through characterization.
"I told Lori how lucky we were to be sleeping out under the sky like Indians.
'We could live like this forever,' I said.
'I think we're going to,' she said." (P.18)

"I always wanted a watch. Unlike diamonds, watches were practical. They were for people on the run, people with appointments to keep and schedules to meet. That was the kind of person I wanted to be." (P.216)
"'Grandma Walls is different from your other grandma,' I told her.

'Way different,' Veronica said.

John's daughter, Jessica, turned to me and said, 'But she laughs just like you do.'"
(P. 287)

"A year after Dad died, I left Eric. He was a good man but not the right one for me. And Park Avenue was not where I belonged." (P.280)
"What I needed, I knew, was braces. Every time I looked in the mirror, I longed for what the other kids called a barbed-wire mouth (...)
I decided to make my own braces." (P.201)
Jeanette goes swimming with Dinitia
Lori is the first to leave for New York
Jeanette goes back and forth between going along her parents' non conformity and being embarrassed by it.
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