The storyboard above shows a summary of the key events that occured in the last quarter of the novel Flowers for Algernon.
There's something about her, I dont know what it is. Her frankness, her open trust, her unselfishness..
Since when is a guinea pig supposed to be grateful?
ARTIFICIALLY-INDUCED INTELLIGENCE DETERIORATES AT A RATE OF TIME DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO THE QUANTITY OF THE INCREASE
Alice met Fay and turns out that she likes her, contrary to what Charlie assumed would happen. On the way to Alice's apartment, Alice expressed that she is fond of Fay, believes she is good for Charlie, except the excessive drinking.
Don't cry, Norma. Everything will work out right.
Oh, Charlie. Im' glad you're back now. We've needed someone. Im so tired.
Taking a break from his work, Charlie decides to come to Nemur's cocktail party, where he gets drunk and expresses his true thoughts and feelings about the scientists. He expressed that he didnt like being treated like a guinea pig and not as a human being, and that intelligence is not worth anything if not tempered by human affection.
After his extensive research, Charlie has come to the conclusion that there was a flaw in the experiment, and that his deterioration will be proportional to his increase of intelligence. He wrote this conclusion on a letter to Nemur, which disproves the scientists original hypothesis.
Just leave me alone. I'm not myself. I'm falling apart, and I don't want you here.
Charlie reconciles with his mother and sister. He finally made his mom happy, and got to see a wiser Norma.
Algernon dies, then Charlie buries him in the backyard, and put wild flowers on his grave, thus the title of the book 'Flowers for Algernon'. At this point his feels that deterioration is very clear and frightening, after seeing what happened to Algernon.
Charlie deteriorates rapidly, and tragically, results to him pushing away the people closest to him.