But she says everyone uses comas, so I'll use them too.
But she says, everyone, uses comas, so Ill use, them too,
"It was evil when Eve listened to the snake and ate from the tree of knowledge." (page [pg] 235) This alludes from a biblical story.
Idiom "Pull a Charlie Gordon"
"I beat Algernon!" (pg 229). Charlie struggles to beat Algernon in a maze race. After over eight times, Charlie finally beats Algernon.
Text Structure Chronological Progress Reports
Charlie's punctuation, spelling, and grammar starts bad, "But she says, everybody, uses commas, so Ill use, them too," (pg 230), but it gets better, "We had dinner and a long talk," (pg 233).
Parallel Episode Rorschach test
What do you see in this inkblot?
"Now I know what it means to 'pull a Charlie Gordon.' I'm ashamed," (pg 231). "Pull a Charlie Gordon" is a phrase used by Charlie's "friends." It means to do something really stupid, that only Charlie would do.
"March 25 (I dont have to write PROGRESS REPORT on top any more just when I hand it in once a week for Dr. Nemur to read. I just have to put the date on. That saves time)," (pg 227) The progress reports that Charlie writes are in chronological order.
May 13, 2014
May 4, 2014
The first time Charlie took the Rorschach test he didn't see any pictures in the ink blots. "I didnt see nuthing in the ink but he said there was picturs there other pepul saw some picturs," (pg 232). The second time he took the test he realized that he did not understand what was being asked of him the first time. Charlie saw pictures in the ink such as bats. "One of them looked like a pair of bats tugging at something," (pg 232).