Lori's newly enhanced vision, Pervert Hunting, and trips to church all shed insight on the characters of Lori, Mom, and Dad, as well as how Mom and Dad's parenting method influences the children. First, Lori's shock upon seeing the world through glasses explains part of her character and shapes her perspective of her parents. Lori's reluctance to explore the outdoors, her interest in books and staying put, all arise from her inability to see at a distance. On realizing that something as simple as an eye exam and eyeglasses could make a difference, Lori grows more resentful of her parents' refusal to be more involved parents. Lori's alliance with Mom through their shared love of art foreshadows that most of Lori's resentment will be directed toward Dad. Furthermore, Dad's attitude toward Pervert Hunting shows him to be only superficially concerned about his children's safety. When he hears about the intruder who attempted
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.