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Flowers For Algernon - Daniel Keyes
Flowers For Algernon
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Gateway
Pages no: 321
Edition language: English
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Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
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4.0 I Don't Know If It Was Supposed To, But I Was Left Horrified
I'm a neurodiverse person and, while I have fantasized about understanding others with some scientific procedure, I've always said I wouldn't change my position for the world. This book solidifies it. Just as a heads up for anyone, I do use the "r" word in the following paragraph, and I cover a lot ...
TonyTalbot rated it
3.0 3/5: Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
Charlie Gordon, IQ 68, undergoes a radical procedure to bump his intelligence up to genius levels. Only intelligence isn’t all it cracks up to be…At the start of the book, Charlie starts with the equivalent intelligence of a smart dog. He’s able to understand basic commands – sit, stay, fetch – but ...
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4.0 The Relation Between "Flowers for Algernon" and "All Summer in a Day"
Desire, it controls us in many ways. It has even led people to go to war with each other for wanting land a power. In “Flowers for Algernon” Charlie Gordon a 32 year old has a desire to become intelligent. He undergoes surgery to enhance his intelligence. In “All Summer in a Day” Margot’s classmate...
theguywhoreads rated it
4.0 A Classic Meant To Be Read By Everyone.
There are books that are recommended its a must read before we die. Flowers for Algernon is one of those books everyone should read. When I pick this up, I never thought it would change the way I view how people are in their own state through a perspective of intelligence. This truly change my way o...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
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3.0 What if an operation could make you a genius?
Well, I finished. The book was fascinating. To see the changes in Charlie as he goes from being intellectually disabled with an IQ of around 70, to a genius. His different emotions and experiences are portrayed beautifully by the author. As a reader, we see the changes in the language Charlie uses i...
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