Character Analysis Of Charlie In Daniel Keyes Flowers For Algernon

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“I said Miss Kinnian never gave me tests like that one only spelling and reading. They said Miss Kinnian told that I was her bestist pupil in the adult nite scool becaus I tryed the hardist and I reely wantid to lern” -Charlie. Concluding that if you could feel smarter than you are now, would you. That's what Charlie feels like until he has an operation that makes him smart. The theme of this story I think is that people change over time. Like charlie changes throughout the story. In the story “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes Charlie patarys the theme that people changed overtime. Charlie Gordon was not all that smart but he wanted to be. He couldn't spell or do math. Charlie wanted to get smarter. “Miss Kinnian says Ie maybe they can make me smart.” So he took these brain teasers and was not doing so good. But before he could get smarter he had to race a mouse named Allergon. The mouse beat him in some sorta race. But, eventually the mouse dies after Charlie has the operation and it hurts Charlie. “Their going to use me! 1m so excited I can hardly write.” So he went and got an operation on his brain, and he started to get smarter. He was starting to do better at the test, so you knew he was getting smarter. But, in the end, he lost his best friend, his job, some of his smarts, and even most of his friends. The only friends he had were…show more content…
One of the Doctors names was Dr. Strauss ,and Dr. Nemur. Dr. Strauss was nice to Charlie and he wanted to use him for the operation. Dr. Nemur didn’t want to use him. Somehow Dr. Strauss talked Dr. Nemur into using Charlie. So Dr. Strauss was thought of a friend by Charlie. Because Strauss was nice and friendly to Charlie. But towards the end after Charlie had the operation Strauss was becoming mean to Charlie because Charlie was way smarter than him. Charlie started to notice this and no longer liked him. Charlie was kinda mad at
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