Flowers for Algernon

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  • "Flowers For Algernon"
  • Title
  • BY: Daniel Keyes
  • Introduction
  • Rising Action
  • "Flower's for Algernon" By: Daniel Keyes Paige Lemieux Ms.Golas Period 5 12/13/2016
  • Climax
  • Charlie Gordan is the main character in Daniel Keyes's "Flowers for Algernon". When readers first meet Charlie he has a lower than normal intelligence quotient. Charlie is going to a lab which he thinks is a hospital to take different tests on with a mouse who is already part of the experiment . He is doing this so scientist can see if they want to use him for an experiment dealing with I.Q
  • Falling Action
  • Charlie then is picked for the experiment by the scientists. The experiment he undergoes is a tripling of his I.Q. Nothing started happening till a couple days after the operation. Then he has a great improvement to his spelling and reading skills. His self-awareness also grows because he understands why others always want him around to make fun of him. His level of intelligence is very evident that it tripled because of the operation.
  • Denouement
  • Charlie finds out that the mouse he did the tests with is having a sharp regression. Algernon the mouse eventually ends up passing away. Then Charlie has a drive to figure out what will eventually happen to him. He gets a lab of his own and writes a whole report that he names the Algernon Gordan effect. Then shortly after he finshes the report he starts to show symptoms of what was occuring with the mouse
  • Charlie then starts to forget many things and not want to be around people. He stays in his room sleeping most of the time. He went out one day and couldn't remember where he lived. Not only was he losing his short term memory but he was mostly losing his long-term memory. His intelligence quotient has and equal decline to the rising of it. His I.Q declines lower than what it was before the surgery
  • Charlie ends up leaving New York at the end of the story. He does this because he wants to get away from any memorys of his life of the surgery and ebcomind smart. He says thank you to his teacher Miss kinnian and to evryone that helped him.He calls him self dumb at the end of the story because he realizes what he was before with his smartness. He ends his final progress report by saying good byt to everyone he knew and asking them to put flowes of Algernon's grave
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