Charlie Gordon is menatally challenged and wanted to become smarter. He said himself "I want to be smart." pg. 1
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Charlie Gordon is tested and approved to get an operation to help make him smarter. Charlie is very happy that they're using him he even said himself "Their going to use me! Im so exited I can hardly write." pg.2
When Charlie was with Algernon, Algernon bites him and causes Charile to worry because after he bit him he said "Suddenly, time has become very important to me." pg.17
Charlies intelligence is starting to become lower and lower and everyone starts to feel sorry for him and he starts to have trouble reading and writing. Charlie starts getting frustrated and says "It's a strange sensation" when he couldn't understand the book. pg 19
Charlie leaves New York because the operation is failing and he hates how people are feeling bad for him. He even says "Evry body feels sorry at the factery and I dont want that eather" pg. 22