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Flowers For Algernon Quote Analysis

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In “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, Charlie’s first “progis riport” reveals many things about his personality. In “progris riport 1- martch 5 1965”, Charlie writes, “I hope they chose me,” on page 182. This quote reveals Charlie has a hopeful personality because he hopes that they will chose him. In addition, Charlie writes in “progris riport 1- martch 5 1965”, ” Miss Kinnian says maybe they can make me smart. I want to be smart,” page 182. This quote reveals that Charlie is motivated and determined because because he has the want to be intelligent as he explains in his first “progris riport.”
2. In “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, the reader learns that Charlie is not smart and he wants to be smart. Charlie’s perspective is surprising for many reasons. In “progris riport 4- Mar 8” Charlie writes, “But most people of his low ment** are host** and uncoop** they are usualy duth apath** and hard to reach. He has a good natcher hes interested and eager to please,” on page 185. This quote is what the doctors were saying about Charlie. This quote reveals that his perspective is surprising because most people of his level of of intelligence are hostile and do not want to
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In “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, details about Charlie’s relationships with people he works with are revealed and the first person point of view helps us understand what Charlie thinks. For instance, in “Progress Report 8-Mar 25” Charlie writes, “Joe Carp said… what did they do Charlie put some brains in you. … Frank Riley said what did you do forget your key and open the door the hard way. … Their really my friends and they really like me,” on page 188. This reveals that Charlie has relationships at work. However, this quote reveals that the people he has relationships with only make fun of him and on not really his friends. Additionally, because the story is in the first person, we can see that Charlie does not understand he is being made fun
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