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16 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
regression
obscure
deterioration
fooled, led to believe something wrong
return to an earlier less advanced condition
hide
Worsening;declining
misled
fooled, led to believe something wrong
regression
return to an earlier less advanced condition
12 terms
Flowers of Algernon
Vacuous
Sensibility
Illiteracy
Naivete
devoid of matter; empty
the ability to feel or perceive
unable to read and write
the state or quality of being inexperienced or unsophisticated
Vacuous
devoid of matter; empty
Sensibility
the ability to feel or perceive
20 terms
Flowers for Algernon
laboratory
unconscious
contribute
shrew
a building, part of a building, or other places equipped to c…
not perceived at the level of awareness
to give (money, time, knowledge, assistance, etc.) to a commo…
a kind of mouse
laboratory
a building, part of a building, or other places equipped to c…
unconscious
not perceived at the level of awareness
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
30 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Introspective
psychology
motivation
subconsciousness
thoughtful
study of the mind
reason for action
part of the mind that is unaware
Introspective
thoughtful
psychology
study of the mind
Flowers for Algernon
Plateau
Psychiatrist
Neurosurgeon
Therapy
a condition of neither growth nor decline
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
one who operates on the nervous system
treatment
Plateau
a condition of neither growth nor decline
Psychiatrist
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
14 terms
Flowers for algernon
Preview
Regression
Invariably
Refute
Look ahead
Go backwards
Always
Prove wrong
Preview
Look ahead
Regression
Go backwards
8 terms
Flowers for Algernon
opportunist
sensation
tangible
specialization
person who takes advantage of any opportunity, without moral…
state of great interest and excitement
able to be seen, touched, or understood
focus on a particular area of study
opportunist
person who takes advantage of any opportunity, without moral…
sensation
state of great interest and excitement
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
an educated guess
to damage or weaken
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
an educated guess
27 terms
Flowers for Algernon
laboratory
unconscious
contribute
shrew
a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
a state of being unaware and unable to respond to any stimuli…
to give money or time to make an effort successful
clever, keen, astute, cunning
laboratory
a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
unconscious
a state of being unaware and unable to respond to any stimuli…
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
psychology
hostility
opportunist
led to believe something wrong
the study of the mind
unfriendliness; antagonism
a person who adapts his actions to take advantage of certain…
misled
led to believe something wrong
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
Prove wrong using evidence
Always
misled
Fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
Capable of being seen or felt
41 terms
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
apathetic
hostile
Why does Charlie have difficulty with…
Why do the doctors want Charlie to rac…
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
Angry and mean, Negative feeling ... grouchy, easily annoyed &…
...
They are trying to compare their levels of intelligence to se…
apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
hostile
Angry and mean, Negative feeling ... grouchy, easily annoyed &…
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.
20 terms
Flowers For Algernon
Adroit
Begrudge
Blunder
Coalesce
adjective... having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourceful…
verb... 1. to give or concede reluctantly or with displeasure ... 2…
verb... to make a mistake through stupidity, ignorance, or carel…
verb... to merge, to fuse, to join or to unite... SYN: amalgamate,…
Adroit
adjective... having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourceful…
Begrudge
verb... 1. to give or concede reluctantly or with displeasure ... 2…
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.
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 point of view. The narra…
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.
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
What day did Algernon die?
What is the day Algernon bit Charlie?
What day did Charlie have his surgery?
What were Charlie's two friends names?
June 8th
May 23rd
March 10th
Joe and Frank
What day did Algernon die?
June 8th
What is the day Algernon bit Charlie?
May 23rd
15 terms
"Flowers for Algernon" - SHS
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis for research
to weaken; damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis for research
16 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Mislead
Regression
Obscure
Deterioration
Fooled; lead to believe something wrong
Return to an earlier or less advanced condition
Hide
Worsening; declining
Mislead
Fooled; lead to believe something wrong
Regression
Return to an earlier or less advanced condition
16 terms
Flowers for Algernon
misled
regression
obscure
deterioration
fooled; led to believe something wrong
return to an earlier or less advanced condition
hide
worsening; declining
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
regression
return to an earlier or less advanced condition
59 terms
Flowers For Algernon
invariably
regression
verified
obscure
always
return to an earlier or less advanced condition
confirmed
hide
invariably
always
regression
return to an earlier or less advanced condition
36 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Charlie Gordon
Algernon
Mrs. Flynn
Dr. Nemur and Dr. Strauss
A 37 year old man who is not very smart
A mouse who has had surgery to increase his intelligence
Charlie's Landlady
The doctors who perform the surgery on Charlie and Algernon.
Charlie Gordon
A 37 year old man who is not very smart
Algernon
A mouse who has had surgery to increase his intelligence
46 terms
"Flowers for Algernon"
What is "Flowers for Algernon" about?
The story is written in what form?
How would you best Charlie in the begi…
Why does Charlie try to do well on the…
A disabled man becomes smart by going through with a operatio…
Short story.
He was a happy guy, who had a positive outlook on life, but a…
So he will be picked for the experiment.
What is "Flowers for Algernon" about?
A disabled man becomes smart by going through with a operatio…
The story is written in what form?
Short story.
21 terms
Flowers for Algernon
laboratory
unconscious
contribute
shrew
A working place for the conduct of sicentific research.
Not awake and aware of the respondingtop one's environment.
Give(something, especially money)in order to help achieve or…
A small animal like a mouse with a long nose.
laboratory
A working place for the conduct of sicentific research.
unconscious
Not awake and aware of the respondingtop one's environment.
26 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Why does Miss Kinnian regard Charlie a…
Why does Charlie dislike the inkblot t…
Before the operation, what is Charlie…
Why does Charlie not tell Joe Carp abo…
He has a desire to learn.
He finds them hard and confusing.
The effects may be temporary.
The doctors have told him not to.
Why does Miss Kinnian regard Charlie a…
He has a desire to learn.
Why does Charlie dislike the inkblot t…
He finds them hard and confusing.
Flowers For Algernon
Convolutions
Vacuous
Tangible
Refute
a form or shape that is folded in curved or tortuous winding
emptied of or lacking content
capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch
to prove wrong by argument or evidence
Convolutions
a form or shape that is folded in curved or tortuous winding
Vacuous
emptied of or lacking content
Flowers of Algernon
Misled
Tangible
Refute
Invariably
To cause someone to have a wrong idea or impression about som…
Clear and definite
Prove a statement or theory to be wrong or false
In every case in every occasion
Misled
To cause someone to have a wrong idea or impression about som…
Tangible
Clear and definite
30 terms
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.
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon - Vocabulary
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
15 terms
Flowers for Algernon Vocabulary
absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly
possible answer to a scientific question
make worse or less effective
the quality of examining one's own mind or thoughts
absurd
So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly
hypothesis
possible answer to a scientific question
Flowers for Algernon Vocabulary
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
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…
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
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
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 review
first person point of view
irony
foreshadowing
shrew
author uses the pronouns "I" and "me"
"I can't wait to be smart like my best friends Joe Carp and F…
"I don't know why but he says its important so they will see…
a nagging woman
first person point of view
author uses the pronouns "I" and "me"
irony
"I can't wait to be smart like my best friends Joe Carp and F…
Flowers for Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled
able to be seen or touched
to prove wrong using facts
always
misled
fooled
tangible
able to be seen or touched
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
6 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Deceive
Refute
Intellectual
Naivete
lie, trick
Prove to be false
Having to do with intelligence
innocence
Deceive
lie, trick
Refute
Prove to be false
10 terms
flowers for algernon
affront
all the tea in china
brusque
catatonic stupor
to insult openly or purpose;offend,slight
a hyperbole meant to exaggerate an extreme amount.
rough or abrupt in manner or speech
a state characterized by a noticeable lack of movement activi…
affront
to insult openly or purpose;offend,slight
all the tea in china
a hyperbole meant to exaggerate an extreme amount.
10 terms
Flowers For Algernon
misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
Flowers For Algernon
intro-
sub-
neuro-
subconcious
into
under, below
Nerve, nervous system
refering to the part of a person's mind that stores thoughts…
intro-
into
sub-
under, below
Flowers for Algernon
psychology
opportunist
petition
tangible
n. the scientific study of the human mind and its functions,
n. a person who exploits circumstances to their advantage rat…
n. a formal written request, typically one signed by many peo…
adj. substantial; easily understood
psychology
n. the scientific study of the human mind and its functions,
opportunist
n. a person who exploits circumstances to their advantage rat…
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
ignorant
consistent
insight
awkward
lacking knowledge
things that happen the same why can rely on it
when you can see a situation and understand it
lacking skill or grace something that feel weird
ignorant
lacking knowledge
consistent
things that happen the same why can rely on it
10 terms
Flowers for Algernon
Psychology
Opportunist
Tangible
Ethical
Definition: A type of science that studies the human mind and…
Definition: A person who takes advantage of an opportunity be…
Definition: Real; easily seen, felt, understood
Definition: Doing the morally right thing
Psychology
Definition: A type of science that studies the human mind and…
Opportunist
Definition: A person who takes advantage of an opportunity be…
Flowers for Algernon
deceive
refute
intellectual
naivete
cause someone to believe what is not true
give evidence to prove a statement false
relating to the ability to think and understand ideas and inf…
the state of being simple or childlike
deceive
cause someone to believe what is not true
refute
give evidence to prove a statement false
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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