Theme Of Simile In Flowers For Algernon

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What is it like to be perfect? To be smart and exceed at every challenge you come across. What if you were challenged in life and finally got the opportunity to show people what you are made up of, just too within a couple of days lose it all? In the story “Flowers for Algernon”, Charlie faces some challenges when it comes down to holding knowledge. Charlie is 37 years old and is incapable of thinking and writing like an adult. Charlie gets an opportunity to have a surgery to help him out but in the end, it all goes downhill due to him being the first patient of this operation. Keyes is the author of “Flowers for Algernon”. Keyes uses many literary devices to convey the theme of perseverance. One device Keyes uses to convey the theme of the story is a simile. The simile the author uses represents mice and their intelligence level. Strangely mice are one of the smarter creatures and are almost as smart as us humans. Anyway, from this example, Charlie wants to be smart as a mouse, hence the simile. He wants to get to Algernon 's level but unfortunately, Charlie hasn 't gotten there yet but he strives to reach the top. Charlie is in Miss. Kinnians class which is for slow adult learners. Charlie is constantly striving to fit in. To be able to have too normal, Sophisticated conversation with his work members. “I’m a slow reeder too in Miss Kinnians class for slow adults but I 'm trying very hard….. If the operashun works III show that mouse I can be as smart as he is. Maybe
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