Jeannette Is The Narrator Of Her Memoir, Telling Her Story
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Jeannette is the narrator of her memoir, telling her story from age three into adulthood. As a child she is adventurous, wild-hearted, and Dad 's favorite. Jeannette, a middle sibling, is closer to younger brother Brian than her older sister Lori: Brian shares Jeannette 's love of the outdoors, while Lori is more a bookworm. As Jeannette matures, her feelings toward Dad and Mom change. She resents Dad 's drinking and how he constantly lets her and the rest of the family down yet never openly admits it or allows his flaws to be discussed. Jeannette also resents Mom 's refusal to hold down a job long enough to provide her kids with a stable food supply. These resentments make her more and more willful and independent. Eventually she scrapes…show more content… jeannette realize that live in this world she can 't be weak.
Jeannette also is a smart student at school. Jeannette family has to moves many time in a while. Therefore, jeannette decide to study at home, and the teacher is none other than that is her parents. Jeannette father and mother are smart person, and they taught jannette almost everything she wondering. Jeannette say “ school wasn’t so bad. I was in the first grade, and my teacher, miss cook, always chose me to read aloud when the principal came to classroom. The other students didn’t like me very much because i was so tall and pale and skinny and always raised my hand too fast and waved it frantically in the air whenever miss cook asked a question” (44). Jeannette decide to go to school instead homeschooled. At school jeannette is a smart student and she know the answer of almost every question the teacher asked. Her father and mother already taught her nearly everything the teacher is teaching in class .By time jeannette become a chosen person of teacher of every reading; because the teacher already know in Jeannette she has something that better than other students in class. Jeannette also realize with a better intelligence, and other students do not like her much just because jeanette smart than them. Later, jeannette moves to another school. Jeannette shares “ i wanted the other kids like me, i didn’t raise my hand all the time” (58). Jeannette used her experience in the past to get more friend in