Flowers for Algernon
By: Allison Everhart & Sadie Carpenter
POV is 1st person
We know Flowers for Algernon is in first person because on the first page it says "Dr. Strauss says I should write down what I think and everything that happens to me from now on." It also uses a lot of I, my, and mine.
Summary of the book
3 Literary Devices
Simile- Page 63: He's soft like ball of cotton.
Imagery- Page 75: The whistles and catcalls from the customers.
Charlie is man in his thirties that has a mental disorder that makes him a slow learner. He gets an operation done to help him learn better.
Algernon is a white mouse that gets the same operation done as Charlie. Charlie has races with Algernon to see if Charlie is learning more.
Ms. KInian is the teacher that teaches Charlie in the classroom. Her and Charlie form a friendly kind of relationship.