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Comparing Movie 'Charly And The Story Flowers For Algernon'

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In the movie Charly and the story “Flowers for Algernon” written by Daniel Keyes, the main character,Charlie Gordon, is an adult man who has a mental disability. He doesn't feel like he is smart enough to fit in ,so he gets brain surgery to make him three times smarter. But the operation makes him too smart and he ends up not fitting in. Eventually, the operation wears off and he end up still being mentally disabled. The movie Charly , changes the point of view, characterization, and foreshadowing of the story, “Flowers for Algernon,” which makes the story more effective. In the movie , the point of view is changed from 1st person to 3rd person objective. In the story Charlie writes in a journal that the doctors gave to him and we get to know
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