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Intelligence

Vernon shows no interest in intelligence until he learns about his failing grades. He seems to think of his brother, Tony, as the smart one.

However, when Vernon struggles in school. he knows better than to turn to Tony. He wants a tutor that can show some encouragement, not judgment. Surprisingly, he finds that in Maxine's neighbor, Miss Annie. She shows him his ability to achieve educational intelligence. She also shows him about the intelligence required to be a true friend to "special" people like Robert Flooter.

Maxine also admonishes Vernon about his intelligence, telling him that there are different kinds of intelligence besides what they teach in school. When Vernon successfully organizes the carnival, he seems to see his capacity for worldly intelligence as well. Mr. Dobbs also shows a worldly intelligence in his understanding about Maxine Flooter.

In the end, however, Maxine insults Vernon in public...

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