Alcoholism In The Novel Ghost

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The novel Ghost is a realistic fiction story about a young boy who joins a track team to outrun his demons. Castle Cranshaw grew up in a poor family living in the ghetto neighborhood, Glass Manor. Ever since his father was placed under arrest for attempting to shoot him and his mother they have lived alone. In this story, the author is trying to show how the alcoholism of Castle’s father threatened to tear apart their family. I strongly believe this is an important subject to write about as it is a real problem that can happen anywhere in the world. Soon kids at Castle’s school acquired the knowledge about his father and bullied him for it. He tried to fight back only causing more trouble for himself at school and at home. When he started causing

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