posted on: Wednesday April 14, 2010
Conor Leary ’11 / Porfolio Editor
Jacob is intelligent, dedicated, and nurtured by his affectionate mother who spends most of her life raising him and his brother by herself. However, every day is a grueling challenge. Jacob has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and his mother need to adapt to a very drastic lifestyle. As one reads House Rules, Picoult elaborates on a world and a situation people actually know very little about. Picoult provides insight into Jacob’s mind along with his mother’s and his brother’s.