It has to be 600-700 words
Directions:Select ONE of the following essay prompts. Use textual evidence from the novels to support your discussion. Use MLA format for citations and include a Works Cited page.
Jeanette Wallsâ€™ The Glass Castle, Augusten Burroughsâ€™ Running with Scissors, and Liz Murrayâ€™s Breaking Nighteach tell the story of a wildly original (and wildly dysfunctional) family with humor and compassion. What distinguishes each book? Use examples from the text to support your claims.
The novels: The Glass Castle, Running with Scissors and Breaking Nightarebrimming with unforgettable stories, which scenes were the most memorable for you? Which were the most shocking, the most inspiring, the funniest? Use examples from the text to support your claims.
Discuss the metaphor of a glass castle and what it signifies to Jeannette and her father, breaking night forLiz and her mother/father and running with scissors for Augusten. Use examples from the text to support your claims.
Discuss Jeannetteâ€™s relationship with Brian, Lori and Maureen to that of Liz Murray and her sister,Lisa and that of Augusten and his brother, John. Using examples from all three the texts to support your claims, discussthe relationship between each author and their siblings. Make sure to discuss the examples of their relationships described in each novel. How are eachauthorsâ€™ relationships different?