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Flowers for Algernon Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Algernon - This character was the first subject of the surgery that raised intelligence.

Fanny Birden - This character works at the bakery with the main character and is the only employee who does not sign a petition demanding the main character's resignation after his IQ is raised.

Joe Carp - This character works at the bakery and torments the unintelligent employee there.

Mr. Arthur Donner - This character is the owner of the bakery. Unlike many others at the bakery, he treats the unintelligent worker decently, if condescendingly.

Gimpy -...

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