Laurie's Corruption In The Story 'Charles' By Shirley Jackson

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In the story "Charles" by Shirley Jackson you can see who Charles is before Laurie 's parents find out. This is because the story gives you little hints as you read. Some of the hints are in the story when Charles comes home for lunch he is rude and disrespectful to his father and then he tells about Charles he is happy and acts proud to tell about it. Then the next day he is also rude to his father by saying ,“Look at my thumb. Gee you 're dumb.”and then he tells about Charles. Then when their family messes up they say “Oops did a Charles.” Then when his mother goes to the teachers’ meeting and looks for Charles, mother and can’t find her and then the teacher comes up to her and says “ I have been eager to meet you. Laurie has had a few

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