Conflict In Flowers For Algernon

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“ I dont know whats worse: to not know what you are and to be happy or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone”-Daniel Keyes,Flowers for Algernon. Daniel Keyes is the the author for the article “Flowers for Algernon”. Flowers for Algernon is based on a man who wants a life like everyone else; to be intelligent. Charlie Gordon is the main character in the story. Charlie Gordon is a man with hopes to be smart. Since he has a mental disability he is not able to be what he wants to be. Soon he goes through many task than goes into a operation. This operation will make his IQ better ythan ever before. His dream then slowly starts to deteriorate. He goes from who he is, to intelligent, back to who he is and will slowly die. There…show more content…
The conflict in the short story is that Charlie Gordon wants to be smart, he will soon get a operation done and be like everyone else but better. Once he was smart his brain started to deteriorate. The author showed the conflict by Charlie's progress reports. Throughout the progress reports you can see he starts to have a better IQ than starts going back to his normal IQ. In the script it only say that Charlie believes that everyone thinks he is killing himself at his pace [par.9…show more content…
In the film , the conflict was easily found. Since it is a film ,its very easy to tell what the conflict is because the mood changes. Therefore the conflict was found easily To conclude, all three have there own P.O.V, conflict and characters. At the end they all combine together to make sense. They still all have there differences and similarities. In all three in the beginning Charlie feels left out and lonely with no one to relate too. If Charlie never started to deteriorate after the operation, plus he still feels left out how would the story
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