“Flowers for Algernon”. Meet daniel keyes. Born in 1927 in NY Studied psychology in college Interested in the “complexities of the human mind” Writing shows interest in personality and intelligence. “Flowers for algernon ”. First published as a short story (1959) then a novel (1966)
when the outcome of a situation is the opposite of what was expected.
when you, as a reader, knows something a character does not.
Have you ever wished your life would change overnight? What would you wish to change? What would happen if your wish for change really came true?