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    you take that opportunity? This is the operation that the character, Charlie Gordon, receives in the story, “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes. Charlie should not have had this operation performed on him, for logical reasons. Firstly, Charlie loses his friends. He literally gets to a point where he is too smart for his own good. The people from his work at Donnegan’s Plastic Box Company agreed to sign a petition to get Charlie to quit. Some of the workers, such as Fanny, were questioning how he

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    gender, intellect, or characteristic that the victim might or might not have. Although it is common knowledge that one should treat their peers as they would like to be treated, everyone has been mistreated multiple times throughout their lives. Daniel Keyes, the author of Flowers for Algernon, presents acts of mistreatment all throughout his novel. The story is based on a realistic, near future world in which a mid-aged mentally challenged man has an experimental operation that elevates his intelligence

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    The Devil’s Role in Paradise Lost,  The Bible,  Faust, and The Devil and Tom Walker The devil's role as the inspiration for rock-and-roll is already well documented and commonly understood. Perhaps less well documented is the role of the Devil as inspiration for literature. The Devil has played an active role in literature for quite a while with his name appearing in stories for centuries. The historical devil has not always been personified. Initially, in religious settings, he was represented

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    Flowers for Algernon essay “Eagar, Determined, and Motivated:” these three words describe Charlie Gordon in Daniel Keyes’s story “Flowers for Algernon”. Daniel Keyes writes about a thirty two year old man with a low IQ (Charlie Gordon) who strives to become “normal”. Charlie will do anything to become smarter even letting two doctors preform brain surgery to enhance his learning capability. Charlie evolves throughout the novel and by the end of his journey although his IQ is low he is a more complete

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    Flowers For Algernon

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    The story "Flowers for Algernon", by Daniel Keyes, that we read in English was about a mentally retarded person, named Charlie who had an operation to increase his intelligence, but the operation was a failure and Charlie is slow again. He wants to move now so society won’t ridicule him for being slow again. Daniel Keyes wrote this short story for good reasons. Daniel Keyes wrote "Flowers for Angernon" to show people from an outside look on how we treat mentally challenged people. When you treat

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    raise  his intelligence. The experiment worked, but after months, he came back to  the state he orginally was at.  In the book, Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel  Keyes, this intelligence operation was done, and the patient was Charlie  Gordon. After the operation, Charlie was very bright, but experienced  loneliness, and physcological distress. Charlie was emotionaly upset because  of his flashbacks from childhood, and because his intellegence grew faster  then his emotional intellegence. After his operation

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    Dreams and Aspirations

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    We all have a dream. We all have a dream, but the difference is how we realise our dream, how we obtain our dream, and how our dream changes us. This is evident in our learning of dreams and aspirations through the texts Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keys, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? by Lasse Hallström, and through my own studies of Million Dollar Baby by Clint Eastwood. These three highly acclaimed texts represent the same ideas on dreams and aspirations, which can be defined as hope, desire

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    Perception in Director Spike Jonze's "Adaptation" The film begins with the voice of Nicholas Cage as Charlie Kaufman berating himself for the image he perceives himself to be, namely, a “fat-ass”, while at the same time, he knows what he needs to be: “Just be real, confident, that’s what women like.” Throughout the film, Charlie struggles with two conflicting views of himself: the poised, confident man he could be and the bumbling, awkward man he sees himself to be. Through the narrative technique

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    Rain Main

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    Rain Main Rain Man, a film about an exceptional person, portrays the life of Raymond Babbot and his struggle to be understood and loved by his brother Charlie Babbot. This academy award-winning drama stars two incredibly talented actors - Tom Cruise (Charlie) and Dustin Hoffman (Raymond). These two brothers, separated at a young age by Raymond’s exceptional condition, find themselves later in life brought together by their father’s death. The movie grabs the heart of it’s audience in an attempt

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    Rainman

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    brother, Charlie. At the beginning Charlie is frustrated and short on cash, his father has died and Charlie received no inheritance, his father had left it all to Charlie’s unknown brother, Raymond. When Charlie first meets Raymond he thinks it is a big joke, the way Raymond acts. Although, all he can seem to think about is why no one ever told him that he had a brother. Charlie makes it out to seem like he really wants to take Raymond in with him and take care of him, at this point Charlie is taking

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