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used in Flowers for Algernon

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though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on "idea 1" we might not expect "idea 2", but this is a way of saying that even though "idea 1" exists, we still have "idea 2."  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • ...i will continue to record my thoughts in these progress reports. it is one of my few pleasures. however, by all indications, my own mental deterioration will be very rapid.
    4 -- June (42% in)
however = though (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • i recall your once saying to me that an experimental failure or the disproving of a theory was as important to the advancement of learning as a success would be. i know now that this is true. i am sorry, however, that my own contribution to the field must rest upon the ashes of the work of two men i regard so highly.
    4 -- June (16% in)
however = though (used to connect contrasting ideas)
There are no more uses of "however" in Flowers for Algernon.

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