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 Flowers For Algernon 

Have you read this book?
Yes 60%  60%  [ 3 ]
No 20%  20%  [ 1 ]
Never heard of it 20%  20%  [ 1 ]
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 Flowers For Algernon 
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My english teacher is making me read the story has anyone ever heard of it? read it? or at least tell me where to get the book. :?

Last edited by Totodil13 on Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:04 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:26 pm
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It's a movie as well.

I thought it was a very good book and movie. I actually enjoyed reading it, because I was forced to read it as well in 8th grade. It's about a mentally handicapped guy who has surgery (or something, it's been ages since I read it) to make him smarter. The people who tested this experiment did it with a mouse first, named Algernon. The ending was very sad and it actually brought tears to my eyes. :(

Of course, I won't spoil what happens, I'll just say it was really sad. It's a great book and I'm sure you'll enjoy it.


Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:44 pm
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Well what a coicidence.:D I'm in 8th grade and I'm reading it.
There is a test on it and it's worth over 70% of my grade! :shock:
I hope i can ace it. The guy's name is Charlie and he does get brain surgery to get smarter. (just to refresh your memory, Krisp :wink: ).
Charlie has a race with Algernon for the first time and loses.
I got partially through the story.
And finally, did the movie come out, if so then where to get the movie.
For some reason, I like to talk about the story. :| It's kinda weird.

Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:04 pm
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I remember that!

I read it last year...sad describes it well.

Totodil13 wrote:

There is a test on it and it's worth over 70% of my grade! :shock:
I hope i can ace it.

Wow, that's surprising, all I had to do was read it.

Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:21 pm
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