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    similitude between the reader and the main character, Charlie Gordon, in the Nebula award-winning novel Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes is notable. Keyes’ narrative is a beloved tale of an intellectually disabled man named Charlie Gordon and his pursuit (which soon progresses to possession) of knowledge by means of a brain experiment. The novel Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes brings the reader on a heart-wrenching journey through Charlie Gordon’s life, where he explores the themes of intellectual

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    Charlie Gordon is a neurodiverse man who desperately wants to get smarter and strives to achieve his goal, no matter what comes his way. In the story Flowers For Algernon, written by Daniel Keyes, Charlie is the main character. He is a student at Nights School, which is an institution for young adults. His IQ is measured to be about 68. As he is very determined, Charlie undergoes an operation provided by the doctors to enhance his intelligence. After this happens, Charlie drastically changes and

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    world have learning disabilities that make it sometimes challenging to learn. Sometimes there are obstacles that are not related to the disability at all. In the story, Flowers for Algernon, the protagonist, Charlie Gordon, wanders through life with his learning disabilities. Charlie Gordon goes to the school for slow learning adults. He has been learning from Miss Kinnian, who is the teacher of the school. One day, 2 doctors named Dr. Strauss and Dr. Nemur use him for an experiment to possibly triple

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    Charlie Gordon Theme

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    Charlie: The Forgetful Lotus The Flaw of a Genius Charlie Gordon is constantly ridiculed because of his intellectual disability. “Pulling a Charlie Gordon” is a term that Charlie Gordon, laughs at and enjoys hearing, before his advancement. Charlie’s mistakes and clumsiness entertained his co-workers at the bakery. This is a recurring theme within the story, as those who are mentally disabled are constantly mocked. Due to his lack of understanding, Charlie is blind to the abuse and mockery from

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    new man out of Charlie Gordon that starkly contrasts the Charlie Gordon the reader met at the beginning of the book. However, the same recurring motifs that highlighted his mental development also depict his deterioration. It seems as if the smarter Charlie became, the more problems he had such as the incident regarding Gimpy stealing from Mr. Donner or his understanding of his new emotions. Realization is essentially one of the largest motifs in the book. In his first stages Charlie realized who his

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    Charlie Gordon Happier

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    I think that Charlie was happier before her had the operation. I think this because when he was unintelligent he never knew what people were laughing at when he was at work. Before the operation, Charlie didn't know that Joe and the rest of the workers were making fun of him and laughing at him, not with him. He also never understood the meaning of "You pulled a Charlie Gordon", he never thought that it was insulting it, he just laughed along with it because he didn't understand. For example when

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    Thesis: A person’s past experiences affects his/her social, emotional and physical lifestyle in various means. Summary: Charlie Gordon was a mentally challenged thirty-two-year old man with an I.Q. of 68 who had yet to experience life to its fullest essence. As a young boy who could not read or write like his peers, Charlie was always mocked and ridiculed. With the lack of understanding that he was the object of amusement for everyone, he unknowingly laughed with his “friends” at himself. His own

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    Charlie Gordon: Smarter

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    you had an IQ lower than the average person? Well, Charlie Gordon only had an IQ of 68. Charlie was a little bit slower than everyone else and he wanted to be smarter. He was made fun of being slow, but he didn’t realize it. So he went to a school that had doctors who were going to experiment on Charlie to make him smarter; which made Charlie happy. After the experiment, Charlie had an IQ of over 200. Charlie was better after the experiment. Charlie was better off after the surgery because realized

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    Charlie Gordon is a good man, and a hard worker, but he has a learning disability. Though he as this disability, he still gives his all no matter what the circumstances are. After his teacher Ms. Kinnian told him about a surgery that could make him smarter he goes through with this and it changes him, but not for the better. He loses all his friends and ends up being more disabled than before. Charlie is not better off by having the surgery because he loses all his friends. The story states "That's

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    Charlie Gordon Algernon

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    you ever seen someone being made fun of just because they were kind of different from most people. That is how Charlie Gordon was. His friends made fun of him and laughed at him, but what they didn’t know was that Charlie was slow. So he thought they were laughing with him and then after surgery he realized they weren’t really his friends so I think he was better off before surgery. Charlie was better off before the surgery. The reason is because he was more happier than. It says, “It was like a race

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