The Question and Answer section for The Glass Castle is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Rex took his family to the zoo in order to prove a point.
"I'm going to show you," he said, that no animal, no matter how big or wild, is dangerous as long as you know what you're doing."
Lori asks her mother to leave her father.
This section begins with the most vivid of Jeannette’s early memories: the day she is set on fire at age three. The incident illustrates a few main themes of the novel. Firstly, the presence of fire is introduced in this scene. Initially, it is...