Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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How does Charlie Gordon from "Flowers for Algernon" change emotionally?

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Charlie Gordon experiences an enormous emotional change during the course of the story "Flowers for Algernon ." While his intellectual development is clearly documented--Charlie's vocabulary increases and he is able to understand complex scientific information--readers need to infer what impact this same development has on his emotions. As Charlie gains understanding of the world and his place within it, he realizes that he had been treated poorly and inhumanely by those people he thought...

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