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The Glass Castle - Part Two, The Desert, Pages 62-125, Summary & Analysis
She then grabs Jeannette and her younger son, Brian, and goes to the neighboring trailer to ask for a ride to the hospital. However, the nature of the accident prompts the doctors to ask Jeannette a series of questions about her life at home, particularly how it is that she was allowed to use the stove at such a young age. Jeannette enjoys the solitude and order of the hospital, qualities which do not characterize her home life. And she is excited to finally have a room to herself, instead of having to share one with her brother and sister. In the hospital Jeannette is first introduced to chewing gum by one of the nurses.
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Jeannette and her siblings marvel at their new home in Phoenix — a room stucco house with orange trees in the backyard — and can't believe their good fortune. The three older children enroll in a public school and Lori, Brian, and Jeannette have their first ear and eye exams there. While Brian and Jeannette pass their tests, Lori needs glasses. At first, Mom refuses to let her get glasses as she believes glasses are like crutches and just weaken the eyes. However, the school provides free glasses for Lori.
Part Two, The Desert, Pages 62-125, Summary and Analysis
The kids are enrolled in school and, this time, Jeannette knows better than to show off her smarts and instead remains quiet in her second-grade classroom., In Battle Mountain there was a business called the Green Lantern that fascinated the children.
Toggle navigation. Jeannette's earliest memory is fire. While making hotdogs for herself at the age of three, her dress catches fire. Her mother throws a wool blanket around her to smother the flames and then runs to the neighbor's house to ask for a ride to the hospital. The hospital staff clearly thinks Jeannette is a victim of child abuse, however Jeannette says otherwise. She tells the nurses that cooking hot dogs is easy, but the nurses ask her questions about whether or not her parents hit her, etc. She tells the nurse making hot dogs is easy; and this is the first glimpse we get of her mother's philosophy on childrearing.