The Pride Of Dr. Nemur In 'Flowers For Algernon'

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The Pride of Dr. Nemur
Dr.Nemur is one of the lead scientists in “Flowers for Algernon”. He is hyper critical and very judgmental, even in Charlie’s early stages. Dr. Nemur is a stark contrast to Dr. Strauss, at least personality wise. His mission is to use surgery to increase challenged individuals maximum IQ, or base intelligence. I believe that Dr. Nemur is one of the most prideful and arrogant characters in this story while also being one of the most insecure. Very early in the story we see how Dr.Nemur looking at Charlie critically. “... says i spell PROGRESS wrong and he told me how to spell it and REPORT to” (Keyes 75). This could be taken as just a tip, the way I imagine he says this with a very snide and almost said with

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