Why does Miss Kinnian feel responsible for Charlie undergoing the surgery?
Strauss and Nemur looked for test subjects in her class, and she pushed for them to choose Charlie because she was fond of him. You may wish to discuss whether students feel this was a good thing for her to do. Why does she feel that Charlie’s life will be improved by the surgery? Also discuss Charlie’s assertion that he would not have gone through with it if not for her encouragement.
Why does Miss Kinnian say that Charlie’s life is not his “private affair” any more, and that he has “obligations”? Do you agree with her?
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