Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part IV, Chapter 2

By Jeannette Walls

Part IV, Chapter 2

  • Let's repeat the end of the last chapter: Now all the Walls kids are free of their parents.
  • Bask in that for a moment, because three paragraphs later, Mom and Dad move to New York City.
  • Mom and Dad live in a trashy boarding house but soon get kicked out and live with Lori, who can't stand them.
  • Jeannette convinces Lori to kick Mom and Dad out, and eventually she does.
  • Now Mom and Dad are homeless.