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In the story "Flowers for Algernon" the main character, Charlie Gordon, had to take a Rorschach test. This test is more commonly known as the inkblot test. The Rorschach Test was developed by a Swiss psychiatrist named Hermann Rorschach. This test was designed to determine personality traits by interpreting a subject's responses to inkblot images.

Look at the following inkblots and decide what it looks like to you. Write down your responses and then compare them with those of your classmates. Were there any similarities or patterns?

 

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