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Flowers for Algernon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Progress Report 9 Summary

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Progress Report 9 Summary

Charlie's entries from April 1 through April 18 show a remarkable change in both his intellectual abilities and his awareness of the world. On April Fool's Day, the guys at the bakery, playing a joke, tell Charlie to try to work the dough mixer. Charlie is afraid to try, since Gimpy, who is the head baker, always told him to stay away from the mixer because he might get hurt. Charlie has been watching a long time, and when he tries, he finds he can mix the dough even better than Oliver, who just quit. The guys are amazed, and when Mr. Donner promotes him to dough mixer, the rest are angry. It turns out the joke is on them.

Miss Kinnian tells Charlie he is learning fast, but when she reads his progress reports, she gets upset and says he'll show them after all. Charlie does...

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