Charlie Gordon is mentally ill, and he gets made fun of by society. So when he gets a chance to get smarter, he jumps at the chance.
Then right after Charlie Gordon gets his operation he slowly gets smarter, and people start noticing the change and start to avoid him. In addition to that Charlie gets fired by his old friends, because he is so smart, that it makes them feel dumb.
The operation went well
Then a few days later Charlie Gorden finds out the operation he had undergone was not going to keep him smart forever and that he would go back to his original state of mental illness. So, in the end, Charlie moves away to where no one knew the smart Charlie Gorden.
I beat algernon.
Charlie Gordon is getting and operation on his head to get smarter. But before the operation, he has to take some tests. And in one test he races a mouse and loses because his I.Q. is not near as big as algernon's.
Next Charlie Gordon gets the operation, and he starts getting smarter. Then he takes some more tests but he still can't win Algernon. Also he gets a T.V thing to listen at night.
last charlie goes to school and starts learning super fast and his I.Q. go up. Then one day he goes to the laboratory and end up winning algernon in the maze races.