We know that pulling a Charlie Gordon is a bad thing, but Charlie doesn't. Evidence:"He said for godsake what are you trying to be a Charlie Gordon. I dont understand why he said that."page 227
We know why they made him quit his job, but he doesn't. Evidence:"Mr.Donnegan insisted that it would be better for all concerned if I left. What did I do to make them hate me so?"page. 234
He was about to have a happy ending, but then he left New York City. Evidence:"Goodbye Miss Kinnian and Dr.Strauss and everybody."
The people who he thought were his friends were actually his enemies. Evidence:"Eight hundred and forty names, everyone connected with the factory, except Fanny Girden."Page 234
The factory workers see him as the retarded person, but then he becomes smarter then them. Evidence:"Before, they laughed at me and despised me for my ignorance and dullness; now, they hate me for my knowledge and understanding."page 235
Charlie wanted to be able to communicate with his loved ones, but the opposite happened. Evidence:"This intelligence has driven a wedge between me and all the people I once knew and loved."page 235