Essay Rex and Rosemary Walls: Really Bad Parents

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There are many different kinds of parents. There are parents that are nice to their kids, spoil them and give them anything they want. On the other hand, there parents that are mean to their kids, make them do all the house work and provide bad living conditions for their children. The Walls parents would fall on the bad of the parent scale for many reasons. First both of the Walls parents are out of touch with reality. Second the parents act like kids and the kids have to act like responsible adults. Finally the parents are selfish, and care more about themselves than their own children. Both Rex and Rosemary Walls are unfit to be parents to the Walls children. One night Rex was drunk at a bar and met a man named Robbie. After Rex …show more content…
There are many different kinds of parents. There are parents that are nice to their kids, spoil them and give them anything they want. On the other hand, there parents that are mean to their kids, make them do all the house work and provide bad living conditions for their children. The Walls parents would fall on the bad of the parent scale for many reasons. First both of the Walls parents are out of touch with reality. Second the parents act like kids and the kids have to act like responsible adults. Finally the parents are selfish, and care more about themselves than their own children. Both Rex and Rosemary Walls are unfit to be parents to the Walls children. One night Rex was drunk at a bar and met a man named Robbie. After Rex hustles Robbie in pool, Robbie wants to take Rex’s daughter, Jeanette, upstairs to his apartment. Rex knows that Robbie just wanted to have sex with Jeannette. He says to Robbie, “Sure… just don’t do anything I wouldn’t do.” (Walls 212) Even though Rex knew that Jeanette could handle herself, it is bad parenting. This proves that Rex Walls is out of touch with reality. When the Walls kids were living on 93 Little Hobart street, they were very poor and couldn’t afford fresh foods. The kids suffered because the house was cold and damp. One night when the Walls kids were trying to find something to eat, there was ham that had been sitting out for days. The ham had no way of staying refrigerated because the Walls household had no electricity. When
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