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Flowers for Algernon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Progress Report 2 Summary

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Progress Report 2 Summary

The next day, Charlie writes that he is afraid he failed a Rorschach, or inkblot, test given to him by a doctor named Burt at Professor Nemur's office. Burt is nice to him and tells him to relax, and he talks and wears a white coat like a regular doctor or dentist, but all he has is white cards with inkblots on them. When he asks Charlie what they look like, Charlie says they look like spilled ink. No matter how many times Burt tells him to imagine a picture in the ink, Charlie cannot, which is why he thinks he's failed the test.

Progress Report 2 Analysis

Burt is a graduate student working at Beekman, and will become one of Charlie's closest friends, often helping Charlie to interpret what is happening to him, as well as the motivations of Professor Nemur. Right now, the inkblot...

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