FFA Themes, Symbols, Motifs, and Character Development
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Flowers For Algernon Themes, Symbols, Motifs, and Character Development
Theme: Misuse of science - This book clearly shows misuse of science as Prof Nemur and Doctor Strauss experiment with Charlie's brain in order for them to be rich and famous.
Symbol: Algernon - Algernon is a major symbol in the book as he represents Charlie, as they both go through the short-lasting effects of the surgery, and are treated in similar ways with little freedom.
Motif: Changes in writing - Throughout the book, a recurring motif is Charlie's change in writing, not only in how he writes. but also what he writes, as his sentences start to flow as the novel progresses.
Character development: Feelings of love - At the beginning of the book, Charlie is a student of Ms. Alice Kinnian, and sees her as a friend. However, after the surgery and as the book progresses Charlie falls in love with her, and eventually begins dating her.
By Akshay Thambipillai, 78J
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