Flashcards in Flowers for Algernon Deck (54):
Who is the protagonist?
Who is Charlie's emotional love interest - - his schoolteacher?
Who is the head of operations?
Professor Harold Nemur
Who is a good student and give Charlie the test?
Who is 2nd in charge of the operation is a psychiatrist?
What is the name of the mouse - - foreshadows what will happen to Charlie?
Who is the PHYSICAL love interest?
Who is Rose Gordon?
Who is Matt Gordon?
Who is Norma Gordon?
Who took Charlie into his home?
Who own the bakery where Charlie works?
Who is Frank Reilly?
He is a bakery employee
Who is Joe Carp?
He is a bakery employee who protects Charlie at the end of the book
Who is Gimpy?
He is a bakery employee who steals from the bakery
Who is the bakery employee who is nice to Charlie?
Who is the scam artist doctor?
Who is the nurse who raises questions of ethics about the operation?
Who is Algernon's love interest?
Who is the bakery employee who picks on Charlie at the end of the novel?
Who is the neighbor who lives under Charlie and complains about the noise that he makes?
Who is Charlie's landlord?
How old is Charlie Gordon?
Why will Charlie not tell stories about people in pictures?
He was taught not to tell lies
Why does Charlie want to be smart?
to make friends
How does Charlie celebrate his raise
He takes Alice to the movie
Why does Charlie feel sorry for Algernon?
He has to learn something new to get food
How was Charlie able to turn Joe and Frank's joke around on April fool's day?
He worked the mixer well and got a promotion and raise
What happens when Charlie helps Mr. Donner run his business more efficiently?
He gets another raise
When does Charlie feel warm, comfortable and secure while being entertained at the same time?
When he reads his comic books in the corner of the bakery
What happens to Charlie when Alice is next to him?
He can't concentrate
What is happening behind Mr. Donner's back at the bakery?
Gimpy is short-changing the customers and pocketing the difference - - (stealing)
What happens when Charlie gets close to Alice?
Gets dizzy - - feels sick
Why does Charlie get fired from the bakery?
1. no one wants to work with him anymore
2. Mr. Donner feels he is too smart for the bakery
Where does Charlie go with Professor Nemur?
A convention in Chicago
What is Charlie's new IQ?
Is Charlie afraid of being strapped down in the airplane?
Does Charlie's mother decide to take him to Dr. Guarino for further treatment?
Does Charlie hate Nemur for treating him like a guinea pig?
Is Charlie shocked that Strauss and Nemur do not know many foreign languages?
When Charlie starts to go down hill - how does he make money?
Goes back to work at the bakery
Where does Charlie go at the end of the novel?
What is Charlie's last request?
To put flowers on Algernon's grave
What does Charlie do with the records he does not want to listen to anymore?
He destroys them
What does Charlie try to avoid?
How does Charlie motivate himself to write the progress reports - even though he does not want to write them?
he won't let himself eat dinner until they are written
Who wrote Flowers for Algernon?
Where does a majority of the story take place?
What is the genre of the story?
Who is the only person in the bakery who do NOT sign the petition to make Charlie leave?
Charlie believes that WHO thinks he created Charlie?
Who treated Charlie like a human being - put took advantage of Charlie's parents?
Who believed that Charlie should be loved for who he is and NOT try and make him "normal"