Charlies Relationships

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Maria CabaFebruary 24, 2013
Writing Mr.Boyle

Throughout the book “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, Charlie has made many relationships. Charlie is a friendly person, which helps him have a good relationship with some of the characters in the book. Some of his relationships aren’t what Charlie thinks they are, especially with his co-workers at the bakery. The difference of what Charlie imaginary and actual relationship is that to him his co-workers fool around with because their supposedly his friend, but they actually do it to make fun of him being a mental person.

Dr.Stauss and Charlie have a good relationship. Dr.stauss is a scientist who will perform the experiment to help Charlie with his issue. Charlie follows the Dr.’s direction when he is asked to do. Dr.Stauss asked Charlie to write down everything the same way he talks. When he writes it down he reveals that is a hard-working, optimistic, and an agreeable person. By this you can tell that they have a good relationship that Charlie was able to reveals important details about him. “He is the best candidate we have tested so far”, stated Dr.stauss.

Professor Nemur is another scientist who works with Dr.Stauss to perform an experiment. They both have a good relationship. Professor Nemur and Charlie don’t have a close relationship. Professor Nemur is not completely sure that Charlie could be helpful for the experiment. The professor Nemur stated “I am worried about using Charlie for the experiment”. The professor doesn’t believe that Charlie is a good tool for the experiment that he will be used.

Some of the character’s that Charlie thinks he has a good relationship but doesn’t is with his co-workers. They see Charlie more as a joke than a friend. However, Charlie thinks that when they joke around with his is because he is considered as a close friend. As Charlie said “If you’re smart you can have lots of frends (friends) to talk to and you never get...
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