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Flowers for Algernon
Updated: 9/23/2018
Flowers for Algernon
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Storyboard Text

  • "I hope they use me, I want to be smart." - pg. 1
  • Charlie is 37 years old with a disability and wants to be smart like everyone else.
  • Exposition
  • When Charlie gets his surgery, everyone starts to separate themselves from him because he is too smart.
  • "The operashun dint hurt. He did it while I was sleeping." Pg. 4
  • Rising Action
  • Charlie starts to realize that Algernon is decreasing in his intelligence. Algernon eventually dies.
  • R.I.P Algernon
  • "Algernon died two days ago. Dissection shows my predictions were right." Pg. 18
  • Climax
  • Charlie's mind is slowly starting to go back to his normal self. Charlie wants to start his own research to help people like him.
  • "It's a strange sensation to pick up a book you've read and enjoyed just a few months ago and discover that you don't remember it." Pg. 19
  • Falling Action
  • Charlie is hoping that his research can eventually help other people in the world. He is leaving and starting a new life.
  • Thats why Im going away from New York for good...Evry body feels sorry at the factery and I dont want that eather so 1m going someplace where nobody knows that Charlie Gordon..."
  • Resolution
  • Flowers for Algernon
  • By: Daniel Keyes
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