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Why did Charlie want to be punished?

Charlie’s feelings of guilt are so profound that he wants to be caught. Because of his mother’s treatment of him, he now associates desire with punishment.

What happens to Charlie at the end of Flowers for Algernon?

At the end of the short story version of “Flowers for Algernon,” Charlie is showing all the signs of decline that Algernon the mouse did. He loses coordination, and he begins to slow down. He also loses the intelligence that he had gained and shows signs of decline, suggesting that he will die.

What did Charlie find disturbing in Flowers for Algernon?

In Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie realizes that the head baker Gimpy is stealing from the company. He goes on to say that before Charlie’s surgery, Charlie was nothing more than “an inanimate object” (Keyes 21), which takes away all accountability for him.

Did Charlie kill Algernon?

No, Charlie does not kill himself in ‘Flowers for Algernon’. He recognizes that he is no longer what he once was, a genius, and he can’t stand being…

Why is Fanny upset with Charlie?

Fanny’s distorted message as it appears in Charlie’s nightmare through the bride and groom on the wedding cake is that, like Adam and Eve, Charlie has done something forbidden and possibly evil in turning to science to increase his intelligence. To Fanny, Charlie has become a kind of freak of nature.

Why did Joe and Frank stand up for Charlie?

In fact, he felt that they were his best friends. After the surgery, Charlie slowly realized that Frank and Joe enjoyed his company only because they liked exploiting his innocence. Furthermore, Joe and Frank distanced themselves from Charlie once his intelligence increased.

What did Joe and Frank do to Charlie?

I’m ashamed. After his operation, he realizes his so-called friends, Joe and Frank were really making fun of him instead of being his friend. The moment of realization comes when Joe tries to make a fool of Charlie by getting him to use the machinery to make the dough.

What are some signs that Charlie is starting to change?

Physically, Charlie mentions that he has become clumsy and is tripping and falling more often. He also has a regression in motor skills, forcing him to return to writing his diary entries because he can no longer type efficiently.