Charlie Gordon In Daniel Keyes 'Flowers For Algernon'

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¨The things you take for granted someone else is praying for¨ (Google). In Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes there is a guy named Charlie Gordon. He is 37 years old and he has an I.Q. of 68. He is mentally disabled and he is on his own in the real world and he really wishes he could learn. Charlie was better before the A.I surgery because he thought he had friends, he had a job and he would not have to deal with all the emotions. The first reason Charlie was better before the A.I. is because he thought he had friends. When Charlie got a raise Joe and Frank took him out to a bar. Also he thought they were his friends because when someone did something stupid they would say you pulled a ¨Charlie Gordon¨. Another way Charlie saw them as his
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