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function
used in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story

2 uses
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Definition
purpose, job, or natural activity
  • Yet for the sake of science, I am grateful for the little bit that I here add to the knowledge of the function of the human mind and of the laws governing the artificial increase of human intelligence.
    p. 17.5
function = natural activity
  • Under separate cover I am sending you a copy of my report entitled, "The Algernon-Gordon Effect: A Study of Structure and Function of Increased Intelligence," which I would like to have you read and have published.
    p. 17.3
function = activity
There are no more uses of "function" in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story.

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