|Alligators, the (1958) [Short Story]|
by John Updike
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(Library of Congress description):
Charlie joins the others in his fifth grade class in tormenting and ridiculing the unpopular new girl Joan, until a strange dream prompts him to treat her differently.
First published in The New Yorker, 22 March 1958.
Original title: The Alligators
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Youth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)