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Flowers for Algernon

Daniel Keyes

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Flowers for Algernon

by prenticeni14, November 21, 2013

Charlie's "friends" laughed at him because he was cognitively impaired, and in the beginning, he wasn't really sure why so he just laughed along with them.

Is this a math test

by jesustilapia, January 14, 2014

What kind of a menial task is this? How does acing this quiz show any kind of deep reading comprehension? Memorizing the plot is so darn-diggity shallow that I would be ashamed to answer these questions.

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the correct term is mental retardation

by MarinaOKim99, August 18, 2014

I know for one thing, it's rude to say that people who are special needs are the R word, BUT the correct term is mental retardation; the R-word comes from the Italian word "ritardando", which means to stop.
And another thing: Petite means SMALL. Petite just means having a SLIGHT BUILD. That's because the word "petite" is a French word just means you're short.

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