Charles Tansey is a young man, having an exciting personality. He is a philosopher and a pupil of Mr. Ramsay. The Ramsay family invited him to the house for summer. As the author endeavors to depict various types of personalities in society, he is a desperate atheist. Charles is very rude and insulting. He constantly criticizes the art works of Lily and aims to discourage her from painting. Charles is very egoistic and self-centered. He likes beautiful and tender Mrs. Ramsay a lot and treats as an honor to even walk along her. His behavior demonstrates the secret wish to be reassured.
Charles Tansley in the Essays