Teacher Guide

Flowers for Algernon Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Consider other books about psychology, like The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, by Oliver Sacks.

Consider other works of science fiction social commentary, like The Giver, by Lois Lowery; The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood; Brave New World, By Aldous Huxley, or Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Consider other science fiction novels narrated in a unique first-person style, such as A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess.

Consider other works narrated by characters who are neurologically atypical, such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and the Benjy section of The Sound and The Fury.

Students may also find thematic connections in other iterations of the...

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