Flowers For Algernon And Mars Is Heaven Analysis

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Is Intelligence preferable to happiness? Would you prefer to be happy (though it might land you in some trouble) or would you prefer to know about almost everything? When comparing “Flowers for Algernon” and “Mars is Heaven” it is clear that the authors had similar ideas such as intelligence as a much more important aspect of life than being happy. First off, the authors both suggest the idea that people who do not know about something, they come to conclusions that are in their own favor. In flowers for algernon, you know that Charlie Gordon starts out with an IQ of 68, then his intelligence triples at an amazing rate, and then again relapses to about the same smarts he had before. And in the beginning when he decided who his friends were

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