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Flowers For Algernon Choice Analysis

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Flower for Algernon Conscious Choice Analysis As we say in the old country, "great minds are inspired by great people." Charlie Gordon was a simple-minded person. He not only held the challenges of everyday life on his shoulders, but also was given the burden of being mentally challenged. His life would have been harder, even with the operation to make him more intelligent, with out Miss Alice Kinnian. Miss Kinnian was Charlie's teacher at a special school for mentally challenged adults. She really cared about Charlie and where he was or was not going in life. She didn't want him to get hurt in life because of his illness. Going in to the operation she was a bit uneasy but she had confidence in Charlie which no one else had. This gave him a great advantage. She was truly a great person. Without Miss Kinnian in his life, Charlie would not have been as intellectually successful as he was, before his sudden decline in intelligence. Her inspiration, her support and her trust gave Charlie a stable foundation for his soon to be acquired knowledge. Without Miss Kinnian this book would never had been the same. She was his back up, his support and his inspiration. It is just like the saying goes, "behind every great man, there is a woman." Was this a Good Choice? Yes, this was a very good decision to put Miss Kinnian in the book. Miss Kinnian was an enhancement to the book. She helped Charlie get through his troublesome life, without her,...

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