Flowers for Algernon

Events in book

Charlie applies for the operation./start

3/5/1959

Charlie fails Rorschach test.

3/6/1959

Charlie does the first race with Algernon.

3/7/1959

Charlie is chosen for the operation.

3/8/1959

Charlie has the operation done on him.

3/10/1959

Charlie goes back to the factory.

3/23/1959

Charlie beats Algernon.

4/6/1959

Charlie finds out his friends are not his friends.

4/20/1959

Charlie gets $25 for the new arrangement of the machines.

4/25/1959

Charlie falls in love with Miss Kinnian.

4/28/1959

Charlie is voted out of the factory.

4/30/1959

Charlie realizes he has changed.

5/20/1959

Algernon begins to change for the worst.

5/23/1959

Charlie writes his report

6/4/1959

Charlie goes back to the factory.

7/27/1959

Charlie leaves his home./end

7/28/1959

Intelligence altercation

Intelligence increases

3/10/1959 - 5/18/1959

stays same

5/18/1959 - 6/10/1959

Intelligence degradation

6/10/1959 - 7/28/1959