Charlie doesn’t want that to happen to him, but he knows it is inevitable. It is very hard to live with forgetfulness, impaired motor activity, depression, and a low IQ without any help. He has to go through the pain of knowing that the temporary intelligence he had received was all going to leave him. Charlie also does not have a stable income so it would be hard for him to learn more through an adult school like Miss Kinnian’s. By comparing Charlie’s mental state before and after the experiment, one can easily see that he was much more mentally stable before the
The perks of being a wallflower Part one- The exposition The novel “The perks of being a wallflower is a story”, written in the style of letters, is about a teenaged boy with a lost soul. The main character is named Charlie and he his family that include his parents and his sister in USA. Charlie is a boy that seems to have a different view of life. He has been through a lot, but he hasn’t had to share his experiences with. Therefor he doesn’t realize the importance of sharing.
surgery, Charlie gained awareness of his friends and began to question their characteristics. He noticed they were not kind and didn’t treat him with the same way that they treated others.
In the book, Charlie writes letters about his life to an unknown person. In the letters, he talks about his fear of going to highschool, and how he is struggling with some things that happened to him in the past. The year before, Charlie 's best and only friend from middle-school, Michael, commited suicide. During his early childhood, he also lost his favourite aunt Helen. It becomes quite clear
Charlie used to get made fun of by his "friends" and they treat him so poorly. (pg.291)"we had a lot of fun at the factory today. Joe carp said they look where Charlie had his opera shun what they did Charlie put some brains in." Charlie didn’t recognize that they were making fun of him this was before the effects of the operation started to work. His lack of knowledge led others to speak to him unfairly and treat in a bad manner, but Charlie doesn’t know any better.
In the past, Charlie’s co-workers may be somewhat disturbed by or frightened of him inwardly because of his challenges. However, they never stopped talking to him because they were constantly making fun of him. While the situation has changed, it still has not improved for Charlie. Charlie also believes that all of these occurrences are his fault as he ponders “What did I do to make them hate me so?” In
If all other people like your friends, family and coworkers had something you desperately hungered for, would you truly be content with what you had? How far would you go to get what they had? In Daniel Keyes’ science fiction short story “Flowers for Algernon” Charlie is a factory worker with the humble job of a janitor. He volunteers for an experiment to increase his intelligence by performing surgeries on his brain. The experiment works at first, sending Charlie to I.Q.
However, does show maturity in certain situations, but because of his resistance of maturing he falls back down into a hard state. In the book,by Stephen Chbosky, a socially awkward young teen that enters high school. He’s writing letter to an unknown friend, telling the readers about his experiences, while explaining his experiences. Changes can be seen in Charlie’s
For example, in the beginning of the story, Charlie did not know what it meant to pull a Charlie Gordon and wrote, “Sometimes somebody will say hey look at Joe or Frank or George he really pulled a Charlie Gordon. I dont know why they say that but they always laff. This morning Amos Borg who is the 4 man at Donnegans used my name when he shouted at Ernie the office boy. Ernie lost a packige. He said Ernie for godsake what are you trying to be a Charlie Gordon.
Because Charlie did kiss Sam, Mary Elizabeth gets really angry and cry. “Mary Elizabeth [She] walked quickly out of the room and into the bathroom.”(Chbosky 145) This fake does not succeed and Mary Elizabeth leaves him. It proves that being a faker does not bring success sometimes listening to the brain can be better than listening to heart. In The Catcher in The Rye there is a same behaviour again. Holden loves Jane but he goes away with Sally.