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    To Charlie Gordon

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    naked. I wanted to hide. I ran outside and I threw up. Then I walked home. It's a funny thing I never knew that Joe and Frank and the others liked to have me around all the time to make fun of me.Now I know what it means when they say ‘to pull a Charlie Gordon.’ I'm ashamed.” Your blissful state of ignorance can represent a state of total security from the reality of the world. When the realization dawned on you, it symbolized the walls of security being torn down and all the ho... ... middle of paper

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    Charlie Gordon is a thirty-two year old man who is diagnosed mentally challenged but, is very eager to be smart. In order for this to happen Charlie will have to have surgery. There will be two doctors assisting Charlie; Dr.Strauss and Dr.Nemur. In the novel the two doctors are to totally different in how they motivated Charlie, treatment for Charlie and their reasoning for helping him. Since Charlie was chosen to have the surgery Dr.Strauss wants Charlie to write progress reports. This is so

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    that you aren't? Charlie Gordon is someone who knows what he wants. He is also a person who isn’t like everyone else and he doesn’t want to be different. In this story, there are also many times when Charlie feels upset and challenged, but he knows that he can work through those obstacles. He even says, “I’m not going to give up my intelligence without a struggle”. In “Flowers for Algernon”, Daniel Keyes uses characterization to analyze the learning ability of Charlie Gordon. When someone doesn't

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    Charlie Gordon’s Operation “Autism doesn't have to define a person. Artists with autism are like anyone else: They define themselves through hard work and individuality.” This was said by sing and songwriter Adrienne Bailon. People with autism were born without the ability to respond, think or even move sometimes. There are different types of autism, but the type in Flowers for Algernon is very common. Written by Daniel Keyes, this book is about a man named Charlie Gordon. A normal IQ level is

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    imagine being a person with an IQ of only 68 well this is the life that Charlie Gordon lived. In the story “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man with below average intelligence. Charlie struggles with many simple things such as writing, spelling, and creativity. He is willing to try and make himself smarter, but even the adult classes he takes aren’t enough. With all of these variables Charlie gets an operation to make himself smart but, I think if without the operation

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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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    about Charlie Gordon, a man 32 years of age, with an intellectual disability. He gets an opportunity to improve his intelligence through an experimental operation. Through this opportunity he is then able to express emotions, grows mentally, fosters relationships and becomes intellectually smarter. Charlie works at a bakery in New York City and some of his co-workers make fun of him because of his retardation but intellectually he doesn’t understand, he thinks they are good friends. Charlie then

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    The past can hurt when you remember all of it, but would you trade this hurt for not remembering something you learned yesterday? This was the case for one man, Charlie Gordon, a retarded adult who works in a bakery and attends the Beekman College and is the protagonist in Daniel Keye’s award winning novel, Flowers for Algernon. He undergoes an operation that makes him smart for a little while and later, as a man-made genius, finds the fault in the experiment that the operation is not permanent therefore

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    “Flowers for Algernon'; by Daniel Keyes, the main character Charlie Gordon has an IQ of 68 and desires to become intelligent. He is chosen to undergo an operation to increase his intelligence level to 204, however he is unaware of the consequences that may follow. His experiment is not worth the risk because he realizes that humans can be cruel, the experiment is not permanent, and he loses his friends and job. One of the reasons Charlie’s experience is not worth the risk is he realizes that

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    moment, their whole life, or it could not even work. In the book, Flowers for Algernon, Charlie Gordon did just this. He was a 32-year-old mentally challenged man, who worked at Donner’s Bakery as a janitor. Charlie risked his life in order to have an experimental operation, which could potentially make him smart forever and raise his IQ to above average or to the level of a genius. The operation that Charlie underwent had many consequences, and he had to pay a sad price for trying to get smarter

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