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Flowers for Algernon

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1: Written by Daniel Keyes

2: My name is Charlie Gordon. I am 32 yeres old and next munth is my brithday.

3: I had a test today. I think I faled it.

4: Burt took a wite mouse out of the cage and showd him to me. Burt said thats Algernon and he can do this amazed very good.

5: Prof Nemur said remembir he will be the first human beeing ever to have his intelijence increesd by sergery. After the operashun Im gonna try to be smart. Im gonna try awful hard.

6: The operashun dint hert. Dr. Strauss did it while I was sleeping. | What do smart | pepul think about?

7: Nothing is happining.

8: He always beets me. | I hate that mouse.

9: Im going back to werk at the bakery. Im glad Im going back to werk because I miss my job and all my frends and all the fun we have. | I beet Algernon!

10: Why haven't I ever noticed how beautiful Alice Kinnian is? | ADMIT ONE

11: It's astonishing how my power of recall is developing. I cannot control it completely yet, but sometimes when I'm busy reading or working on a problem, I get the feeling of intense clarity. | I see little Charlie Gordon looking out at me through the window of his house, and it's doubly strange to realize how different he was...

12: International Psychological Association in Chicago | "It might be said that Charlie Gordon did not really exist before this experiment." -- Professor Nemur I wanted to get up and show everyone what a fool he was, to shout at him: I'm a human being, a person--with parents and memories and a history--and I was before you ever wheeled me into that operating room!

13: I watched in fascination as my hand moved, independent of my will, to pull down the latch of Algernon's cage. As I opened it he looked up at me and paused. Then he turned, darted out of his cage, and scampered across the long table. | He let me pick him up and put me into my jacket pocket.

14: Forty-third and Tenth Avenue. Fourth floor, four rooms and there's a rented piano in it. | Locked myself out. I remembered that the front fire escape connected my living room window and the apartment directly across the hall. | Standing in front of an easel, painting, was a slender blonde in pink bra and panties.

15: Various | Rated themes

16: Artificially-induced intelligence deteriorates at a rate of time directly proportional to the quantity of the increase.

17: Algernon died.

18: I dont no why Im dumb agen or what I did rong. Maybe its because I dint try hard enuf or just some body put the evel eye on me. But if I try and practis very hard maybe Ill get a littel smarter and no what all the words are. P.S. please if you get a chanse put some flowrs on Algernons grave in the bak yard.

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  • Title: Flowers for Algernon
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