Charlie is talking to Dr.Strauss about how he needs to start writing down what Charlie thinks and everything that happens to him. Dr.Strauss said if he does this that it will help them see if they if they will use him for the operation that will make Charlie smarter. So,Charlie starts writing progress reports. Charlie is mentally disabled.
Charlie took a test he believes he failed it. Charlies comes to the conclusion that they use him for the operation because of this. Charlie says that a young man walked in and with some white card which had inkblot,then he tried to leave but the young man stopped him then,he asked Charlie could he tell him what did he see Charlie couldn't manage to see anything he was very disappointed.
Charlie finds out that their going to use him for the operation Charlie is excited. Charlie stated that " I'm so excited I can hardly write". Charlies summer school teacher Miss Kinnian recommended him say he was her best student.
The day of the surgery March 10, Charlie is scared because of the operation. Charlie asked Dr. Strauss if he will be able to beat Algernon in the race and Dr. Strauss said maybe.Charlie is showing determination that he wants to beat Algernon.
Charlie completed the operation they did while he was sleeping. Charlie is already showing improvement with his spelling. Charlie also,showed improvement with his ability to catch on and learn a lot faster. Dr.Nemur removed his bandages so he can write his progress reports.
Charlie goes back to work at the factory. The doctors say he shouldn't tell anyone what the operation was about. Charlie is excited to see his ''friends'' and Charlie misses his job. Charlie is told to come the hospital for n hour every night.