nonconformist beliefs which transcend through each stage of life no matter the circumstances. Jeannette describes life with her father as adventurous, which is implied through the use of litote, in which Jeannette expresses what life truly was like with her father by denying the opposite of the description. From adoration to cynicism, to acceptance, an everlasting cycle of fire set ablaze leaves a path of destruction and ruin. In spite of the fire, flames, and devastation, inflicted upon her through numerous years of neglect and abuse, Jeannette sustains an unquenchable flame and a flamboyant essence. She recognizes that her father’s character, though severely misshapen, influences her perspective of him and their familial bond. While using rhetoric, Walls illuminates her life in terms of tone words that describe each part of her past. Adoration conveys her childhood and emotions regarding her father, in which Rex inspired Jeannette. Cynicism describes her transition from the innocence of being a child to the awareness of teenage years.
Kontcho 12 Acceptance recounts Jeannette’s adulthood, through her acknowledgement of the past. Regardless of one’s background, excellence is attainable. And eventually, individuals are molded into their identities according to the one thing they fear the most--the past.
Kontcho 13 Works Cited WALLS, JEANNETTE. THE GLASS CASTLE: MEMOIR. SCRIBNER, 2005. 2- I would improve on going through the list to go through all errors 3- The body was easy, the intro and conclusions were hard 4-Look for the analysis of each 1. 2. 5- To speed up the writing process, if not it will stick you behind.