Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part II, Chapter 16

By Jeannette Walls

Part II, Chapter 16

  • To teach Jeannette how to swim, Dad throws her into a hot spring.
  • She sinks.
  • So he throws her again.
  • She sinks.
  • So he throws her again.
  • She sinks.
  • So he throws her again.
  • She sinks.
  • We could keep copying and pasting this until Jeannette learns to swim, which she does eventually do. Hooray.