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    Name: Cohen Hill Hours: 4 & 6 Mrs. Trimble Flowers for Algernon Ethics Ethics consists of right and wrong, telling humans what should be done, by ones own standards. It does not include feelings, beliefs, law, or what society accepts. In Flowers for Algernon, Charlie Gordon, age 37, has mental disabilities and seeks help from doctors that could make him smarter. The surgery made him smarter, but soon figuring out, from Algernon the mouse who also had the surgery, that the test is not permanent and could be deadly. They asked him if he was up to it and told him of the consequences. Truly, they did not act ethically before, during, or after the surgery. The Hippocratic Oath requires physicians to swear and follow ethical standards. Some…

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    Is a dream just an idea, a random thought in the back of your mind, right? In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, characters like Lennie, Candy, and Curly’s wife prove that a dream is more than just an idea in your head, it is what they live for. This dream is what helps them get through hard times and keep persevering when nobody else believes in them or listens. These three characters, especially, have it hard but they have dreams in their minds that they have had for a while and that stand with…

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    Flowers for Algernon is a book by Daniel Keyes. This is about a mentally retarded guy named Charlie Gordon. He is given surgery to try and become smarter. He takes a bunch of different tests before they actually do the surgery. His teacher Ms. Kinnian, from his school for retarded adults recommended him for this testing. After the surgery he started to get smarter and then had some complications. The quote from the novel “The mind in absorbed in and involved in itself as a self-centered…

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    With knowledge comes power, yet with ignorance comes bliss. Generation after generation, our drive to become well rounded intellectuals and functioning people of society has allowed us to become knowledge hungry. Through this perceptual lens, the author of ‘Flowers for Algernon’, Daniel Keyes, shows the pitfalls of intellectual drive and the power of ignorance through the book’s main character, Charlie Gordon. Charlie, a mentally handicapped man, wants to become intelligent and accepted and is…

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    The Costs of the Special Operation Imagine that there was a way to take an IQ of 68 and triple it to 203. In the story Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, a man named Charlie goes through a special operation that causes his IQ to triple! He is a 37 year old man who has trouble spelling, reading, and more. His IQ used to be 68, that is, until he went into the special operation that caused it to triple to 203. Along the way, he goes through tests and one test is a maze against a mouse named…

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    Charlie’s Journey Flowers for Algernon is a novel conveying a life story and lesson of a man name Charlie Gordon. Charlie is not an average human he has special needs. A college he goes to name Beekman University is being funded to do an experiment on him to make him smart.The professor at the college professor Nemur and Doctor Strauss, conduct the surgery and tests his intelligence against a mouse named Algernon. In this novel the protagonist charlie is faced with a challenge to prove his…

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    “Flowers for Algernon” focuses on a mentally challenged man name Charlie who undergoes an operation to make him three times smarter, but this decision was very unethical. The experiment was being done by two men, Dr. Strauss and Dr. Nemur, who test his intelligence before and after the operation to find out if it worked. After the operation Charlie experienced new feelings starting from love to betrayal just for it to be stolen from him. Charlie’s decision wasn’t ethical since Charlie didn’t…

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    In the short story Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes a character by the name of Charlie Gordon has an operation to increase his IQ. All the time, Charlie gets picked on by everyone, but doesn’t know it; he has a form of mental retardation that inhibits his ability to learn, spell and remember facts and information. Even though Charlie gets the operation, does it really help him out in the long run? Charlie was disliked for being absent minded before the operation and being a bit dull, but…

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    Everyone wants to be smart, but for Charlie Gordon it meant so much more. In the science fiction story “Flowers for Algernon” Charlie Gordon was a mentally challenged man who had the chance of a lifetime. Charlie was lucky enough to have an Artificial Intelligence surgery that later tripled his I.Q. of only 68, making him a genius. He was able to do great things with his intelligence. It was a great idea for Charlie to have the surgery because he got to experience what it felt like to be…

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    Charlie Gordon is the main character in the story “Flowers for Algernon”. He’s a 37 year-old adult with an IQ of 68. He is mentally challenged but he desperately wants to be smart. Charlie is asked to have a surgery that the doctors think will make him smarter but the results are not guaranteed. Charlie will do anything to gain more intelligence and therefore agrees to have the surgery and take part in the scientists’ experimentation on him and his advances. Charlie’s surgery does in fact…

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