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Sheikh 1 Sarah Sheikh Ms. Lapaglia English II pre-ap 05 August 2016 The Glass Castle The theme of the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is undying love. The main character of the book, Jeanette has undying love for her parents, despite their selfish deeds. The theme of undying love is portrayed through dialogue, characters, and the plot. The dialogue has an important role in this memoir. Because it is a memoir, not only do we get to hear Jeannette’s thoughts, we also get to see how she expresses them. Jeannette has been through many tragic events in her life, from being burned as a little girl, to falling out of a moving car, all due to her parents incapability to take on the responsibility of being parents. That however, does not change the way Jeannette feels about her parents. Jeannette’s mother had the least care for her kids. "Mom, Uncle Stanley is behaving inappropriately," I said. "Oh, you're probably imagining it," she said. "He groped me! And he's wanking off!" Mom cocked her head and looked concerned. "Poor Stanley," she said. "He's so lonely”. (Walls 116) Most mothers