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Flowers for Algernon Charlie By Maureen Freeman Charlie is a character from the story Flowers for Algernon and the movie Charlie He is mentally challenge Here are some similarities and differences between the book and movie Both the story and the movie are alike by many ways Charlie works in a factory as a janitor The men he works with act like his friends but they really make fun of him Charlie has a lucky rabbits foot that gives him courage An experiment is done on Charlie so he would become smarter Charlie is very angry because he races a mouse and the mouse wins The mouse named Algernon also had the surgery done to him He works the machine in the factor and suddenly saves the factory thousands of dollars Many are scared that he becomes smart so he is fired from his job Then he finds out that Algernon the mouse has died and now Charlie is going to be mentally challenged again Slowly Charlies intellect goes Charlies teacher Mrs Kinnian stops by his apartment to see how he is and he tells her to go away Charlie is back to the way he was in the beginning The differences in the movie are when Mrs Kinnian was married but her husband died and she has a fianc Mrs Kinnian was the person who told the doctors about Charlies motivation The doctors who perform the operation was a female and a male In the movie Charlie talks about his parents Instead of one of the doctors giving Charlie the tests Mrs Kinnian tests him Every Sunday Charlie takes a bus tour Algernon the mouse was brought to Charlies room in his apartment Where Charlie races him and wins Charlie writes on a little black board Charlie gets a birthday present for Algernon Charlie goes to Mrs Kinnians house and spies on her He knocks on her door lets him in
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