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Questions tagged [flowers-for-algernon]

For use in connection with questions about Daniel Keyes' 1959 short story "Flowers for Algernon," of the novel-length version of the same name published in 1966.

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In Flowers for Algernon was Charley actually less intelligent than he was before the procedure?

We note that Algernon, the rat, died and that seems to indicate that the procedure not only wore off but had some severe after-effects. Charley Gordon did not die but was it suggested that he was left ...