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Flowers for Algernon Chapters 1-8. How is the novel written?. First person. Describe the main character?. Charlie Gordon 32 years old Mentally challenged Works at a bakery Has been selected to undergo an experiment to raise intelligence.

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describe the main character
Describe the main character?
  • Charlie Gordon
  • 32 years old
  • Mentally challenged
  • Works at a bakery
  • Has been selected to undergo an experiment to raise intelligence
2a list five possible struggles he may face as a retarded adult
2a. List five possible struggles he may face as a retarded adult.
  • Discrimination
  • Pity
  • Lack of identity
  • Being too trustworthy
  • Being taken advantage of
2b describe how you would feel if your sibling were in the same position as charlie
2b. Describe how you would feel if your sibling were in the same position as Charlie.
  • Sad
  • Jealous
  • Angry
2c infer three reasons why charlie s family is visibly absent
2c. Infer three reasons why Charlie’s family is visibly absent.
  • They are dead
  • They don’t want anything to do with Charlie
  • They don’t know where he is
what kind of test did burt give charlie what was the result
What kind of test did Burt give Charlie? What was the result?
  • Rorschach Test
  • He only saw spilled ink
describe miss kinnian
Describe Miss Kinnian.
  • Charlie’s teacher
  • Kind
  • Supportive of Charlie and his surgery
4a what did miss kinnian tell the doctors about charlie
4a. What did Miss Kinnian tell the doctors about Charlie?
  • He is the best student to participate in the study because he is the most motivated
4b what does what miss kinnian tell the doctors reveal about her and charlie s relationship
4b. What does what Miss Kinnian tell the doctors reveal about her and Charlie’s relationship?
  • She believes in him
what happened when charlie was given the thematic apperception test
What happened when Charlie was given the Thematic Apperception Test?
  • He thinks that he is lying when he creates stories
who is algernon
Who is Algernon?
  • A mouse who has undergone the same operation
6a describe charlie s first meeting with algernon
6a. Describe Charlie’s first meeting with Algernon.
  • Charlie and Algernon race
  • Charlie is surprised that mice are so smart
  • He isn’t mad that Algernon beats him because he thinks he can learn from him
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6b. Predict how Algernon and Charlie’s relationship will evolve? What might put a strain on their relationship?
  • They might become friends because they are in similar situations
  • Charlie might be jealous of Algernon
  • Competitiveness might put a strain on their relationship
why did charlie want to be smart
Why did Charlie want to be smart?
  • He wanted to read and write for his mom
8a what might be some of the downfalls of going from being mentally retarded to being genius
8a. What might be some of the downfalls of going from being mentally retarded to being genius?
  • Isolation – mental and emotional
who is mr donner
Who is Mr. Donner?
  • Charlie’s boss
9a what is mr donner s relationship with charlie
9a. What is Mr. Donner’s relationship with Charlie?
  • He was friends with Charlie’s uncle and promised to take care of him
how long after the surgery was it when charlie started to see results what were the y
How long after the surgery was it when Charlie started to see results? What were they?
  • A few days and he corrects his own grammatical mistakes
the big question how and why might charlie s truth change regarding algernon as he gets smarter
THE BIG QUESTION: How and why might Charlie’s truth change regarding Algernon as he gets smarter?
  • He might see him as competition as opposed to a friend