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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…
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"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
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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
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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…
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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
Flowers For Algernon
Specialization
Absurd
Sensation
Refute
A focus on a particular area of study
Ridiculously unreasonable
A state of great interest and excitement
To prove as false
Specialization
A focus on a particular area of study
Absurd
Ridiculously unreasonable
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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
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.
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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
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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
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
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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
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Flowers for Algernon
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
like him or fit in.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
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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
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
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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
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
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…
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.
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
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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
Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis of research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis of research
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Flowers for Algernon
What is the setting?
What is the format?
What is the narration?
How does 1st person POV increase the i…
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
journal entry format.
1st person
The reader can see how his writing/cognitive ability progress…
What is the setting?
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
What is the format?
journal entry format.
Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
mentally or physically unfit
examining own sensory and perceptual experiences
absurd
completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
hypothesis
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
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Flowers For Algernon
absurd
impair
proportional
refute
ridiculously unreasonable... to not do nothing during gym
to weaken; damage... to break your controller
having a constant relation in degree or number... to like math
to prove as false ... to prove your shoes are fake
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable... to not do nothing during gym
impair
to weaken; damage... to break your controller
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Flowers for Algernon
refute (verb)
invariably (adv.)
regression (noun)
verified (verb)
prove wrong using evidence... Charlie used his research to ref…
always... Charlie's co-workers invariably laughed at his mistak…
return to an earlier or less advanced condition... After his re…
confirmed... Charlie wanted the results of his research verifie…
refute (verb)
prove wrong using evidence... Charlie used his research to ref…
invariably (adv.)
always... Charlie's co-workers invariably laughed at his mistak…
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Flowers for Algernon
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
like him or fit in.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
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Flowers for Algernon
Contribute
Unconscious
Intelligence
Justified
To give for a purpose
Not conscious or aware
The ability to learn, reason, and understand
To show to be true or right; prove
Contribute
To give for a purpose
Unconscious
Not conscious or aware
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Flowers for Algernon Test Review
What happens during Charlie's first in…
Why do Charlie's fellow workers want C…
What phrase best describes Charlie at…
What tells you that Charlie is going b…
He fails to see things in the inkblot.
They become jealous when Charlie becomes smart.
sad but not hopeless
He starts spelling badly again.
What happens during Charlie's first in…
He fails to see things in the inkblot.
Why do Charlie's fellow workers want C…
They become jealous when Charlie becomes smart.
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Flowers for Algernon
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
more friendly.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
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…
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.
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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
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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
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Flowers for Algernon Vocabulary 1
refute
tangible
verified
regression
to prove to be false, to prove a person to be in error
capable of being touched, real or actual rather than being im…
confirmed as to accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence
the act of going back to a previous state or return
refute
to prove to be false, to prove a person to be in error
tangible
capable of being touched, real or actual rather than being im…
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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
Flowers for Algernon
deceive
refute
intellectual
naïveté
Mislead
to disprove, successfully argue against, to disprove, success…
relating to the ability to think and understand ideas and inf…
Lack of sophistication; Childlike; Ignorance
deceive
Mislead
refute
to disprove, successfully argue against, to disprove, success…
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Flowers for Algernon
Impair (v)
Absurd (v)
Hypothesis (n)
Introspective (adj)
weaken or damage something.
wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate.
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of li…
characterized by or given to introspection.
Impair (v)
weaken or damage something.
Absurd (v)
wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate.
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Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
plainly not true or sensible; foolish; ridiculous
something assumed because it seems likely to be a true explan…
to make worse; damage; harm; weaken
inclined to examine your own thoughts and feelings
absurd
plainly not true or sensible; foolish; ridiculous
hypothesis
something assumed because it seems likely to be a true explan…
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Flowers for Algernon
Tangible
Refute
Catcalls
Mazel tov
Capable of being felt, observed, or understood
prove wrong with evidence
shouts and whistles made to express disapproval or ridicule
Yiddish expression meaning "congraducation"
Tangible
Capable of being felt, observed, or understood
Refute
prove wrong with evidence
Flowers For Algernon
Misled
Regression
Obscure
Deterioration
Fooled; led to belive something wrong
Return to an earlier or less advanced condition
Hide
Worsening; declining
Misled
Fooled; led to belive something wrong
Regression
Return to an earlier or less advanced condition
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Flowers for Algernon
absurd
introspective
proportional
shrew
ridiculous
looking into one's own feelings
comparable
mouse, clever... astute or sharp in practical matters; keen; pie…
absurd
ridiculous
introspective
looking into one's own feelings
Flowers for Algernon
37
He is mentally retarded.
No
Dr.Strauss and Dr.Nemur
How old is Charlie Gordon?
What is wrong with Charlie?
Did Charlie see a picture in the ink blob the first time?
Who are Charlies doctors?
37
How old is Charlie Gordon?
He is mentally retarded.
What is wrong with Charlie?
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
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
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
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
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Flowers for Algernon
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
like him or fit in.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
5 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
led to believe something differnt
capable of being felt, observed, or understood
prove wrong with evidence
always
misled
led to believe something differnt
tangible
capable of being felt, observed, or understood
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
motivation
mentality
naivete
infuriated
providing a reason to act a certain way;... Charlie WANTED to le…
one's mind; view; an outlook; a way of thinking... Charlie's vie…
simple thinking; not street smart or worldly... Charlie at the b…
beyond mad and angry: a different degree of anger... Charlie aft…
motivation
providing a reason to act a certain way;... Charlie WANTED to le…
mentality
one's mind; view; an outlook; a way of thinking... Charlie's vie…
21 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Psychiatrist
Neurosurgeon
Therapy
Hostility
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
one who operates on the nervous system
treatment
unfriendliness; hatred
Psychiatrist
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
Neurosurgeon
one who operates on the nervous system
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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