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  • Charlie's Psychological Traumas
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    Medical operations are carried out everyday, but for some, an operation can change a person's life. One experiment was done on a mentally retarded person to try to raise his intelligence. The experiment worked, but after months, the patient regressed dramatically. In the book, Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes, this intelligence operation was preformed, and the patient was Charlie Gordon. After the operation, Charlie was very bright, but experienced psychological traumas, loneliness, disillu...
  • Sarah And Charlie
    337 words
    This Story Summer of the Swans takes place in a little town in West Virginia. The most important character in this book is defiantly Sarah Godfrey. So far in half of this book most of the scenes are with her. When she plays with Boysie, in the beginning, Then when she was talking with Wanda, and when she went with Charlie to see the swans. She is defiantly the most important character in this book. The other characters in this book are Wanda, Charlie, Aunt Willie, Boysie, Frank, and Mary. They a...
  • Issues Of Martin's And Butler's Senate
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    The Running Mate, Joe Klein's political novel, contained a fictional candidate named Charlie Martin. In this book, Charlie Martin is democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate. Martin was a Vietnam veteran, who became a politician because of his mother who was Martin's hometown Mayor. Four years earlier, Mr. Martin ran for President. He was defeated in the primary election by the current fictional President, Democrat Jack Stanton and at the end of novel has aspirations to run for Governor. Charlie...
  • Charlie And Algernon
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    Melissa Jackson 10-17-99 Exploratory Thinking Period 3"Flowers For Algernon" Report "Flowers for Algernon" is about a man named Charlie Gordon who is mentally retarded. Charlie signs up for an experiment that is supposed to make him smarter. He wants to be like every one else. To do the experiment he has to keep a journal showing his progress. Charlie starts out spelling almost every word wrong. Charlie's family and friends have all made fun of him; his parents gave him to his uncle when he was ...
  • Charlie And Raymon End
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    'Rain Man'; The Rain Man stars Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. The movie was made in 1988. The movie is about an autistic man named Raymon, who is a idiot savant played by Dustin Hoffman and his fast, talking self absorbed, egocentric brother Charlie Babbitt, who is played by Tom Cruise. A egocentric person is a person with the simple recognition that every living thing views the world from a unique, self-oriented perspective (LIFE: Inherently Egocentric written by James Craig Green web). Charlie...
  • Charly
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    Flowers for Algernon Comparison A Simple Summary on the Book, After the main characters experiment, and about what happened after. Before Charly's intelligence was increased, people treated him less than a human being. His so-called friends would pull pranks on him, teases him, and embarrass him just for a good laugh. Charly never realized they were doing bad things to him, he just thought they were his friends and they liked him for who he was. Even though he was not treated with the respect he...
  • Gets Charlie
    480 words
    Charlie has a great relationship with his english teacher, Bill. Bill often asks Charlie what he is thinking about and how he feels. Bill first introduces the idea of participating to Charlie one day after class. ' "Do you always think this much Charlie?' 'Is that bad?' I just wanted someone to tell me the truth. 'Not necessarily. It's just that sometimes people use thought to not participate in life. ' 'Is that bad?' 'Yes. ' 'I think I participate though. Don't you think I am?' " Bill is trying...
  • Theater Of The Real Forces Charlie
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    Gretchen Kokoszka Terrorism and Literature October 15, 2002 Moral Ambiguity of Charlie in The Little Drummer Girl In George J. Lennard's, "John le Carre" critical assessment of the ending of Little Drummer Girl, he claims that "Charlie can not continue to act in the theater of the real... she can no longer return to the romantic fluff of Western middle class society". Charlie's last line in the novel, the theater of the real, are "I am dead" (pp. 659), which confirms Lennard's statement. Charlie...
  • Changes Charlies Personality Towards Konala
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    Personalities and How They Change: All people have distinct personalities, some may be good, and some may be bad. However, one thing always remains constant, personalities are not permanent. For example, if there is a person who has a bad temperament and is under the influence of a good person, then their personality may change. As is the situation in Walk Well, My Brother, by Farley Mowat. The protagonist Charlie Lavery is stranded in the arctic with an Eskimo woman named Konala. He picked her ...
  • Charlie's Own Tremendous Need For Love
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    In Daniel Keyes' compelling novel, Flowers for Algernon, the main character undergoes both important emotional and physical changes. The book has an interesting twist, as it is described in the characters "progress reports". This book has a science fiction undertone, and takes place in exciting New York City. As the novel begins, the main character, Charlie Jordan is thirty-two years old, but cannot remember anything from his childhood. Charlie Jordan words at a bakery in New York City. But ther...
  • Experiment On Charlie
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    SUPPLEMENTARY BOOK REVIEW The book, "Flowers for Algernon", was an exciting science fiction novel written by. The main characters of the story are the central character, Charlie, who is a mentally retarded individual involved in a remarkable experiment which increased his I.Q., Alice, a teacher atthe special education faculty at Beekman College who taught Charlie how thread and write, the professors who performed the experiment on Charlie, Fay, one of Charlie's aquaintances which he meets as the...
  • Romance Between Young Charlie And Graham
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    Hitchcock, The Artist "Shadow of a Doubt" was one of those movies I would flip right past if it happened to be on television. If I knew that it was a Hitchcock film, perhaps I'd pause for a few seconds to see if it looked scary. If it didn't captivate me within those few seconds, I'd cruise right by until I found MTV. But, being somewhat forced to watch "Shadow of a Doubt" in class, I had no choice other than to buckle down and pay attention. I was pleasantly surprised. I expected some twists an...
  • When Charlie And Simon
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    A Character Study of Charlotte Barber The novel 'The Charlie Barber Treatment'; is written by Carole Lloyd. It is about a boy called Simon whose mother dies unexpectedly. He is very upset and unable to get over his mum. When he meets Charlie Barber she really cheers him up. Charlie has a big effect on Simon. Charlie is a sixteen-year-old girl who is staying with her Gran for the week. We first meet Charlotte when Simon bumps into her outside the local newsagents in his small town. Charlie asks S...
  • Violence And Power Charlie
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    The short story discussed in this essay is The Watcher which is written by Guy Vanderhaeghe. The story focuses on the learning experiences of the narrator, Charlie, who is an eleven year old boy stuck on his Grandma's farm. Through Charlie's natural ability to observe, experiences with sex, violence, and power Charlie transform him from being a watcher to a participant in the adult world surrounding him. In the beginning of the story, Charlie lives at home and is strictly an observer of the worl...
  • Effect In Charlie's Mind Throughout The Story
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    In my opinion "Flowers for Algernon" written by Daniel Keyes is a successful short story because of Keyes superbly formed Characters, his brilliant format used and the many different themes he featured throughout the story. "Flowers for Algernon" is a short story about a man of low intelligence, Charlie Gordon, who is asked to take part in a new breakthrough operation to improve his intellect. He hopes that one day he will become happy because he is smarter, but instead he becomes more isolated ...
  • Charlie's Father
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    In today's society, high levels of stress can lead people to od some flamboyant things. Whether it is anger, alcohol, or violence, there are many methods to vent out stress. In this case, Charlie's Dad seems to vent out his stress by being obnoxious and repulsive to others that seem to be weaker than he is. It appears that Charlie's Dad does not even take into consideration the fact that charlie might never what to see his father ever again. It is evident that Charlie's father is a person who li...
  • Andy And Charlie's Mother
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    Fire-Starter By Stephen King Character Review: Protagonist- Charlie McGee is a girl with pyrokinesis (a power in which someone can light fires with a glance). She is 8 years old. She is short, has blond hair, and brown eyes. She doesn't like her power very much because she can't control it. When she was about 5 years old, she was in the kitchen with her parents when they were trying to help her control her power. They gave her a test on a piece of toast, she burnt it to a crisp, and then she acc...
  • Same Movie As The Original Charlie's Angels
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    Review: Director: McG Writer: John August, Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley Cast: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bernie Mac Length: 105 minutes Rating: (PG-13) Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu reunite in Charlie's Angels - Full Throttle, a sequel to the action-adventure-comedy hit, which was inspired by the popular television series. In their new adventure, the crime-fighting trio demonstrate their expertise as masters of disguise and martial arts as they go undercover t...
  • Charlie's Increased Intelligence
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    Flowers For Algernon, by Daniel Keyes, tells the story of a mentally disabled man named Charlie Gordon, who undergoes an experimental procedure that increases his intelligence. Through Charlie's story, we find that one theme involves whether man possesses the right to play God and change the natural state of things. Several characters in the book question whether scientists or doctors should change what God intends or try to correct the mistakes of nature. Along with this theme of man versus the...
  • Charlie The Picture
    528 words
    My story begins when Charlie got a phone call from Mark. Mark asked Charlie if he wanted to come to his birthday party. Charlie said he would be happy to come. Charlie was thinking what to get Mark for a card. Charlie remembered that he had a picture of Mark's dog. The picture was funny, it was Mark's dog with his tongue hanging loose. Charlie asked his mom if she could take the picture to the store to have it enlarged. She said she would be glad to get the picture enlarged. When Charlie receive...

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