My Life Of The Glass Castle Essay

2107 Words Feb 11th, 2016 null Page
No matter what is going on in my life I always have a way I want everything to turn out, and I think Jeannette feels this way in the Glass Castle. I think most people dream in their head about how well they want the game to go or picture exactly how they want their life to turn out. For me those dreams in my head never seem to be what actually happens. When I went to the high school basketball games in middle school I would look over at the girls in the front row of the student section and only dream about what it would be like to sit in the front row, as seniors, with my best friends and cheer on our boyfriends that were star players. The more I think about it the more I realize that most of the things I wish come from what I see in movies, but the movies never show what actually goes on in real life. I always heard the upperclassmen say, “In high school you find out who your friends are.” I never believed this until sophomore year. In the Glass Castle, Jeannette always dreamt about what it would be like if she ever went to New York; for me I always dreamt about what it would be like when I went to high school.
Freshman year I was so excited to get into high school. A few days before the first day I remember sitting with my best friends, Abby, Kayla, and Carrigan, talking about what we thought high school would be like. We talked about who we would become friends with and what our classes would be like. Finally high school started to get going and things felt weird. My…

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