Essay On The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

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The perks of being a wallflower

Part one- The exposition
The novel “The perks of being a wallflower is a story”, written in the style of letters, is about a teenaged boy with a lost soul. The main character is named Charlie and he his family that include his parents and his sister in USA. Charlie is a boy that seems to have a different view of life. He has been through a lot, but he hasn’t had to share his experiences with. Therefor he doesn’t realize the importance of sharing. The first introduction I got of Charlie is that he’s a very emotional guy with a lot on his mind. But when he writes in his letters to his “friend” he seems very nonchalant. He mentions the rough stuff like he’s talking about the weather. I think the novel is about Charlie and how he goes tackles life. The letters are a form
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By just reading these lines I can immediately get a idea and create a picture of the boy writing these letters. Those three lines describes how desperate Charlie actually is to have someone who he ventilate to. By writing a stranger and addressing it as “Dear friend” and with him being very careful not to blow his identity I get the suspicion that Charlie is a depressed and lonely boy. That’s why the lines catch my interest. Charlie hadn’t even introduced himself but it paints a picture of his reality. The fact the author is capable of that is pretty brilliant.
One thing that I find very stimulating is the title of the book “The perks of being a wallflower” is that is describes the book in such a good but not yet revealing way. By using the word “wallflower” we understand, yes, it’s about a character that stays in the background with a low profile. But “The perks of being…” is an invitation to Charlie’s life. How can living in the background of life be positive? What are the perks of being a wallflower?
The title creates questions in my head that I want to get an answer to. I want to know it favors Charlie to be a

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