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24 terms

Flowers for Algernon Vocabulary

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Introspective
examining ones own thought
Specter
ghost; frightening image
Naivete
deficiency in worldly wisdom or informed judgement
Hypothesis
theory
Opportunist
someone who take advantage of a person
Shrew
Ill tempered
Tangible
capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch
Syndrome
a group of signs and syndromes that occur together and characterize a condition
Statistically
based of statistics
Absurd
ridiculous
Point of view
how the story is told
Dynamic character
character that changes the outcome of the story
Regression noun
trend toward a lower or less perfect state
Impair
damaged
Illiteracy
enable to read or write
Static character
character that does not change
Vacuous
1. empty of lacking content
2. marked by lack of ideas
Proportional
corresponding in size degree or intensity
First person point of view
when the narrator participates in the story being told
Psychology
science dealing with the mind and mental and emotional processes
Specialization
becoming specialized
Refute
give evidence to prove something false
Obscure
hide, conceal
Sensation
a state of excited interest or feeling