Flowers for Algernon
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he said that meens Im doing something grate for sience and Ill be
famus and my name will go down in the books. I dont care so much
about beeing famus. I just want to be smart like other pepul so
I can have lots of frends who like me.
I hate school! I hate it! I’ll stop studying, and I’ll be a dummy
like him. I’ll forget everything I learned and then I’ll be just
like him.” She runs out of the room, shrieking: “It’s happening
to me already. I’m forgetting everything . . . I’m forgetting .
. . I don’t remember anything I learned any more!”
were the main attraction of the evening, and when we settled, the
chairman began his introduction. I half expected to hear him boom
out: Laideezzz and gentulmennnnnn. Step right this way and
see the side show! An act never before seen in the scientific world!
A mouse and a moron turned into geniuses before your very eyes!
wasn’t his son. That was another Charlie. Intelligence and knowledge
had changed me, and he would resent me—as the others from the bakery
resented me—because my growth diminished him. I didn’t want that.
5. P.S. please
tel prof Nemur not to be such a grouch when pepul laff at him and
he would have more frends. Its easy to have frends if you let pepul
laff at you. Im going to have lots of frends where I go.
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