On "progris report" one we are introduced to Charlie Gordon. A 32 year old man. He has a very poor spelling, Charlie has a job at Donner's Bakery. He recives literary classes with Miss. Alice K. three times a week in Beekman Collage Center for Retarded Adults. Dr. Strauss orderd to Charlie that he has to write everything he thinks or feels on a progress report.
Progress report 2: Burt seldes gives Charlie a "raw shok" test. Burt showed charlie papers splashed in ink and he asked him what he saw on the papers. Charlie answers that he only sees ink on paper but later worries he failed the test