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10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#1-9
sneer
degenerate
interim
pompous
a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.
an immoral or corrupt person.
The time between one event, process, or period and another
irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.
sneer
a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.
degenerate
an immoral or corrupt person.
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#15-17
lethargic
vacuous
luminescent
erratic
lacking energy and enthusiasm
having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless.
the result of the creation of light by processes that do not…
Not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
lethargic
lacking energy and enthusiasm
vacuous
having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless.
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#10-11
cognition
incinerator
marooned
outstrip
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, e…
Move faster than and overtake (someone else)
cognition
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
incinerator
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#12-14
blasphemous
coalesce
exigent
labyrinthine
Sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
Come together to form one mass or whole
Pressing and demanding; requiring immediate attention
intricate and confusing
blasphemous
Sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
coalesce
Come together to form one mass or whole
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#10-11
cognition
incinerator
marooned
outstrip
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, e…
Move faster than and overtake (someone else)
cognition
The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and under…
incinerator
An apparatus for burning waste material, especially industria…
8 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR 17
Accumulated
Isolated
Encompassing
Recede
Gathered or piled up
To set apart or cut off from others
Surrounding
To move back or away from
Accumulated
Gathered or piled up
Isolated
To set apart or cut off from others
8 terms
Flowers For Algernon PR#10
Degeneration
Deleterious
Humility
Juxtapose
the process of declining from a higher to a lower level
harmful to living things
a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
place side by side
Degeneration
the process of declining from a higher to a lower level
Deleterious
harmful to living things
12 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR 14
Gesture
Contaminate
Quarrel
Ajar
Movement of part of body... PoS: Noun
Make something impure... PoS: verb
An angry argument... PoS: noun
Slightly open... PoS: adj.
Gesture
Movement of part of body... PoS: Noun
Contaminate
Make something impure... PoS: verb
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#1-9
sneer
degenerate
interim
pompous
a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.
an immoral or corrupt person.
The time between one event, process, or period and another
irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.
sneer
a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.
degenerate
an immoral or corrupt person.
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR 15-16
Cordial
Skeptical
Exigencies
Imperceptibly
Warm and sincere; friendly
Marked by, or given to, doubt; questioning
Urgent requirements
Not aware of
Cordial
Warm and sincere; friendly
Skeptical
Marked by, or given to, doubt; questioning
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon (PR1-10)
laboratory
Rorschach
arithmetic
photostatted
a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, resea…
a projective psychological test that uses a subject's interpr…
the branch of mathematics dealing with the properties and man…
a copy made with this camera
laboratory
a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, resea…
Rorschach
a projective psychological test that uses a subject's interpr…
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR 1-11
consciousness
errand
outstrip
bother
an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself
a short trip taken in the performance of a necessary task
to go far ahead of
make confused or perplexed or puzzled; to anger or annoy
consciousness
an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself
errand
a short trip taken in the performance of a necessary task
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#12-14
blasphemous
coalesce
exigent
labyrinthine
Sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
Come together to form one mass or whole
Pressing and demanding; requiring immediate attention
intricate and confusing
blasphemous
Sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane
coalesce
Come together to form one mass or whole
11 terms
Flowers For Algernon PR 12, 13
platonic
docile
superimposed
degenerate
marked by the absence of romance or physical attraction, spir…
yielding to supervision or direction,... Easily taught
Put or stacked on top of something else
become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become wors…
platonic
marked by the absence of romance or physical attraction, spir…
docile
yielding to supervision or direction,... Easily taught
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR#1-9
Retarded
Degenerate
Interim
Regression
Relatively slow in mental, emotional, or physical development
A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable
The time between one event, process, or period and another
Returning to a former state
Retarded
Relatively slow in mental, emotional, or physical development
Degenerate
A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable
15 terms
Flowers For Algernon PR: 9&11
subconscious
marooned
arithmetic
psychology
conflict of desires
leave (someone) trapped and isolated in an inaccessible place…
the branch of mathematics dealing with the properties and man…
the science of the mind or of mental states and processes
subconscious
conflict of desires
marooned
leave (someone) trapped and isolated in an inaccessible place…
22 terms
Flowers for Algernon PR1-10
Rorschach
authority
Thematic Apperception Test
subconscious
an ink-blot test used to study unconscious motivation
a person in command; influence
test for I.Q.; unconscious motivation
the mental activities just below the threshold of consciousness
Rorschach
an ink-blot test used to study unconscious motivation
authority
a person in command; influence
20 terms
Flowers For Algernon PR 14, 15, 16
beserk
precaution
composure
phenomenal
dangerously destructive; frenzied
(n.) care taken beforehand; a step or action taken to prevent…
a calm or tranquil state of mind
extraordinary, exceptional, remarkable, unusual
beserk
dangerously destructive; frenzied
precaution
(n.) care taken beforehand; a step or action taken to prevent…
15 terms
"Flowers for Algernon"
accomplishment
analysis
ethical
frontal lobe
(n.) achievement
(n.) A detailed examination of the elements of something
(adj.) Having to do with morals, values, right and wrong
associated with reasoning, planning, speech, movement, emotio…
accomplishment
(n.) achievement
analysis
(n.) A detailed examination of the elements of something
25 terms
Flowers For Algernon
robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
accelerate (verb)
acquire (verb)
coordination (noun)
deterioration (noun)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
balanced and effective interaction of movement, actions, etc.…
a gradual decline, as in quality, serviceability, or vigor. (…
accelerate (verb)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
acquire (verb)
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
The setting of Flowers for Algernon
The format of Flowers for Algernon
The narration of Flowers for Algernon
Why is the narration choice important…
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
Flowers for Algernon is written in journal entry format.
Flowers for Algernon is first-person limited. The narrator is…
By having Charlie tell the story, the reader can see how he p…
The setting of Flowers for Algernon
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
The format of Flowers for Algernon
Flowers for Algernon is written in journal entry format.
6 terms
Flowers for Algernon
deceive
deterioration
intellectual
introspective
to cause someone to believe something is not true
the process of becoming worse
relating to the ability to think and understand ideas and inf…
to be inward-looking and thoughtful
deceive
to cause someone to believe something is not true
deterioration
the process of becoming worse
22 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Rorschach Test
motivation
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
psychology
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
a way of measuring human intelligence
science dealing with the mind and with mental and emotional p…
Rorschach Test
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
motivation
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
30 terms
Flowers for Algernon
introspective
psychology
motivation
subconsicous
thoughtful
study of the mind
reason for action
part of mind that is unaware
introspective
thoughtful
psychology
study of the mind
16 terms
Flowers for Algernon
opportunist
shrew
sensation
tangible
noun. a person who takes advantage of any opportunity to achi…
noun. a mean, nagging woman
noun. a state of great interest and excitement
adjective. to be seen or touched, material
opportunist
noun. a person who takes advantage of any opportunity to achi…
shrew
noun. a mean, nagging woman
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
vacuous
tangible
introspective
impair
a lack of intelligence or thought
able to be seen or touched; material
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
to weaken; damage
vacuous
a lack of intelligence or thought
tangible
able to be seen or touched; material
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis for research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis for research
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
hypothesis
deterioration
verify
obscure
theory to be proved
decline; the process of becoming worse
to confirm
difficult to understand; partially hidden
hypothesis
theory to be proved
deterioration
decline; the process of becoming worse
12 terms
flowers for algernon
absurd
refute
sensation
impair
ridiculous unreasonable
to prove as false
a state of great interest and excitement
to weaken, damage... To make imperfect, harm
absurd
ridiculous unreasonable
refute
to prove as false
12 terms
Flowers for Algernon
illiteracy
introspective
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
motivation
inability to read or write
inward looking; thoughtful
a way of measuring human intelligence
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
illiteracy
inability to read or write
introspective
inward looking; thoughtful
12 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Rorschach Test
motivation
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
psychology
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
a way of measuring human intelligence
science dealing with the mind and with mental and emotional p…
Rorschach Test
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
motivation
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
30 terms
Flowers for Algernon
introspective
psychology
motivation
subconscious
the habit of looking inward; thoughtful
the study of the mind
reason for action
part of the mind that is unaware
introspective
the habit of looking inward; thoughtful
psychology
the study of the mind
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
12 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
5 terms
Flowers for Algernon
lurking
savage
situational irony
verbal irony
hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner
vicious
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was…
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of w…
lurking
hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner
savage
vicious
8 terms
Flowers for Algernon
conscious
feeble
Neurosurgeon
opportunist
aware
weak
physician who specializes in surgery of the nervous system
[N] One who takes advantage of every opportunity, whether or…
conscious
aware
feeble
weak
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
hypothesis
deterioration
verify
obscure
theory to be proved
decline; the process of becoming worse
to confirm
difficult to understand; partially hidden
hypothesis
theory to be proved
deterioration
decline; the process of becoming worse
30 terms
Flowers for Algernon
feeble - adj
opportunist - noun
shrew - noun
acquire - verb
lacking physical strength as a result of age or illness
a person who exploits circumstances to gain advantage
a bad-tempered or aggressively assertive woman
buy or obtain for oneself
feeble - adj
lacking physical strength as a result of age or illness
opportunist - noun
a person who exploits circumstances to gain advantage
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon
justified
sensation
tangible
spectre
Found reasons to support
awareness of sensory stimuli
Capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost
justified
Found reasons to support
sensation
awareness of sensory stimuli
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis for research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis for research
24 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
22 terms
Flowers For Algernon
robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
18 terms
Flowers for Algernon
despised
tangible
specter
vacuous
Hated
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost
Lacking intelligence
despised
Hated
tangible
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
32 terms
Flowers For Algernon
robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid, empty
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
tangible
specter
refute
vacuous
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost; a haunting fear of future trouble
prove to be false
lack of content or ideas
tangible
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
specter
a ghost; a haunting fear of future trouble
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
accelerate (verb)
acquire (verb)
coordination (noun)
deterioration (noun)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
balanced and effective interaction of movement, actions, etc.…
a gradual decline, as in quality, serviceability, or vigor. (…
accelerate (verb)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
acquire (verb)
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
9 terms
Flowers for Algernon
ink
experiment
maze
operation
a colored liquid used in a pen
a test to see if something will work
a set of paths in a puzzle
an event that happens in a hospital when something in the bod…
ink
a colored liquid used in a pen
experiment
a test to see if something will work
12 terms
Flowers for Algernon
refute
obscure
convolutions
fissures
disprove
to hide
ridges on a brain
narrow cracks
refute
disprove
obscure
to hide
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