Flowers for Algernon - Progress Report 6 Summary & Analysis

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Progress Report 6 Summary

Just before the operation, Charlie is scared. People from the medical school and the Psychology Department bring him flowers and wish him luck, and Miss Kinnian brings him some magazines to read. The people from the bakery bring him a chocolate cake and say they hope he is better soon. Professor Nemur has told Charlie he should not tell them about the operation, in case it does not work.

Charlie asks him if he will be able to beat Algernon in the race after he has the operation, and Professor Nemur says maybe. Charlie cannot wait. If the operation works, he will be able to read and write well and be like other people. He will get smart and maybe be able to find his mom and dad and sister and show them. He thinks, won't they be surprised to see him smart just like...

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