Flowers for Algernon Essay | Flowers for Algernon, a Summary

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Flowers for Algernon, a Summary

Summary: Summarizes the first 100 pages of the novel Flowers for Algernon. Also details plot highlights, themes and major characters.
The novel Flowers for Algernon is a short story, about the highs and lows of a mentally hinder man, who struggles in the everyday life in society. Until he is approached by Professor Nemur, and Dr. Strauss, who have tested an intelligence- building procedure on animals and are now seeking a human specimen. Alice Kinnan, Charlie's literacy teacher at the Beekman College Center for Retarded Adults, suggests that Charlie be a perfect candidate for this experiment because he is such an eager learner, in the literacy classes he attends three times a week.

Charlie is then instructed to keep diary like progress reports, to document his day by day experiences. In these progress reports it is evident of his mental handicap, through his grammar errors, vocabulary, and spelling mistakes, in the reports. Throughout the novel Charlie explains his feelings and thoughts on daily occurrences. He...

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