Flowers For Algernon Movie Analysis

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Differences in “Flowers for Algernon” and Charly

“Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes is a story about a mentally retarded 37 year-old man who gets a surgery that makes him more intelligent than a normal human. Charly is a movie based on the story “Flowers for Algernon”, but the movie changes symbolism, characterization, and point of view of the story, “Flowers for Algernon. In the movie Charly and the story ,”Flowers for Algernon” they both have different major symbols. In the story, the flowers for Algernon symbolize Charlie’s intelligence. In the movie, the swings symbolize sadness because every time Charlie would get disappointed he’d run to the swings. The difference between the movie and the story is that the movie gives us

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