In best-selling memoir Educated, Tara Westover chronicles her emergence from a somewhat off-the-grid the modern education establishment seems to appall reviewers of a certain stripe.
Westover presents Shawn—theabout him and the way he treated her younger self.
Westover hintsabuse or sexual exploitation in the family at any point.)
Westover also details her earlydecided to go to college against his father’s wishes, at fourteen, Tara Westover considers the possibility for herself.
‘Go where I went,’ Tyler said. ‘Go to college.’
‘BYU takes homeschoolers,’ he said.
‘Is that what we are?” I said. they’ll believe it.’
‘I won’t get in.’
‘You will,’ he said.And it will look a lot different once Dad is no longer whispering his view of it in your ear.’
Westover did go for itShe was accepted and started attending when she was barely 17.
Westover’s freshman year at BYU was difficult, as she struggled to catch up on various thingssubsequent actions, and the reactions of the remainder of her siblings to this state of affairs.
The modern memoir ofempty gesture on their part is pointless and a way of harming ourselves.
Many families have a troubled, aggressive family member they might be better off disowning, but don’t. The point is, except for the exotic (to some) rural trappings and opportunity for homeschooler-bashing, Tara Westover’s story is fairly mundane.
One hears it argued that maybe
Several times in the narrative, I paused to reflect that I would be terrified if she were a prosecuting story. I did end up believing that her brother is a jerk, if that means anything.
Her indictment of herIt was these same remedies that had earlier been practiced on young Tara and the other Westover children without their having any say in the matter. Tara Westover’s first encounter with taking Ibuprofen when she was a college student was quite an eye-opener for her.
For as long asknow the medicine had been a sham after all.