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Flowers for Algernon
Updated: 9/23/2018
Flowers for Algernon
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  • Exposition
  • Pg. 1-2 "I told them becaus all my life I wantid to be smart and not dumb. But its very hard to be smart. They said you know it will probly be tempirery. I said yes. Miss Kinnian told me. I dont care if it herts."
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • Charlie wanted to get smart because he had some mental disabilities, so he couldn't keep information in his mind.
  • Falling Action
  • Miss Kinnian wanted Charlie to be the first person to triple their IQ, so he went to the office and got tested, he raced with a mouse called Algernon that took the operation.
  • Resolution
  • Pg. 2 "Later some men in white coats took me to a difernt part of the hospitil and gave me a game to... there wasnt time because the race started."
  • Pg. 22 "Then all of a suddin I remembered some things about the operashum and me getting smart and I said holy smoke I relly pulled a Charlie Gordon that time. I went away before she come back to the room. Thats why Im going away from New York for good. I dont want to do nothing like that agen. I dont want Miss Kinnian to feel sorry for me. Evry body feeld sorry at the factery and I dont want that eather si 1m going someplace where nobody knows that Charlie Gordon was once a genus and now he cant even reed a book or rite good.
  • He took the operation but after a while, the effects of intelligence in Algernon started to decrease then after a bit Algernon died.
  • The End
  • Pg. 18-19 "Deterioration progressing. I have become absent-minded. Algernon died two days ago. Dissection shows my predictions were right. His brain had decreased in weight and there was a general smoothing out of cerebral convolutions as well as a deepening and broadening of brain fissures,"
  • So then Charlie realized he didn't have much time before he passes away or he becomes unintelligent.
  • Pg. 17 "Suddenly, time has become very important to me.
  • Then once Charlie became unintelligent again he wanted to move away because he wanted a fresh new start hoping that what he did will help science. He also moved away because everybody was pitying him and he didn't want to be pitied.
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