Living the life of a solitary, lonely recluse suited Charles. He built his cabin with his own hands, placed it far away from any neighbors, and enjoyed the silence of being a recluse. As he withdrew from the society of local people, Charles became known as the recluse who chose to live alone, rarely coming to town and never talking with others.
Quiz: What is a recluse?
- Someone who has to live alone.
- Someone who is very lonely.
- Someone who willingly lives alone and apart from others.