Flowers for Algernon Essay | Flowers for Algernon: the Charlie Vs. Sam Affect

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Flowers for Algernon.
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Flowers for Algernon: the Charlie Vs. Sam Affect

Summary: Comparison essay between Charlie Gordon from "Flowers for Algernon" and Sam Dawson from "I am Sam."
The closely linked parallels between movies and novels provide readers with an alternate perspective to the view, emotions, and values of certain characters. We see this parallel portrayed between two very different yet very similar characters: Charlie Gordon and Sam Dawson. From a story about friendship; "Flowers For Algernon" written by Daniel Keys, we meet Charlie Gordon, a mentally handicapped adult male who undergoes a surgery in hopes of attaining a normal adult mentality or even surpassing it. Introduce in "I am Sam", Sam Dawson is also a mentally handicapped adult male who has to overcome unbelievable obstacles in order to raise hi daughter. These characters share similarities and differences alike in various aspects of their lives, especially concerning their family lives and backgrounds, romantic involvement with their mentors and who they seek for help, and most prominently work patterns and how...

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