Charlie's Miles Reeder Too Small Analysis

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Motivation is more important than intelligence to a person’s knowledge. For Charlie, he had an operation to help raise his IQ, but he still had to work hard after the operation to become more knowledgeable and wasn’t smart right away. Charlie had to work hard no matter the IQ he had at the time to have more knowledge. In the beginning of the story, before the surgery, Charlie had to be motivated to work hard in order to learn and become more knowledgeable. However, after surgery he still had to work hard at certain things. In other words, the surgery was not a guaranty towards complete intelligence, rather it was a relative increase in knowledge like with motivation. Charlie had been working with Miss Kinnian to become smarter and a better learner. Charlie told her when they were reading “I said please let me try agin.Ill get it in a few minits becus Im not so fast sometimes. Im a slow reeder too in Miss Kinnians class for slow adults but Im trying very hard.” Charlie really cares and is motivated to become smart. He was also talking to Dr Nemur about after the operation. Charlie said “After the opera shun Im gonna try to be smart. Im gonna try awful hard.” Charlie knows after the Surgery that he will still have to work hard. After Charlie had the Surgery, he still works with Miss.Kinnian to become smarter , Its comes a…show more content…
It can help someone when they learn something new, they can absorb information easier and faster. As well as, intelligence gives you an elevated perception on the world. “If you ever reed this Miss Kinnian dont be sorry for me Im glad I got a second chanse to be smart becaus I lerned a lot of things that I never even new were in this world and Im grateful that I saw it all for a litte bit”. Charlie shows that Intelligence can chance the way the world is and that Intelligence has a gigantic meaning in the world which is why intelligence could be more important then
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