Essay On Perks Of Being A Wallflower

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The Unbelievable Truth about being a Highschool Wallflower Shown in Film and Novel

As consumers, many of us love to enjoy a juicy action packed novel, which satisfies us as the author throws all types of description making us want more. You would not believe how many crazy possibilities may happen when a 15 year old freshman boy be-friends two high school seniors. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, written by Stephen Chbosky, is about a 15 year old socially awkward teen which discovers the fun part about being a high schooler. Charlie and his Free-spirited and charismatic mentors, Sam and her stepbrother Patrick, shine the light as they show Charlie what goes on after school hours. This book is based on a true story after the author was inspired by his high school literature teacher, to start writing. Stephen Chbosky, the director of Perks of Being a Wallflower makes the viewer feel as if you were a highschool wallflower.
Being both the author and director; Chbosky uses dialogue and diction in the novel in order to portray the mood, and uses pan, non-diegetic sounds, camera angles, and lighting in order to enhance the audience 's experience.

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Charlie puts himself in a predicament after kissing Sam instead of his girlfriend Mary Ellen when he was dared to kiss the prettiest girl in the room. While reading the book, you can tell that the happy mood had been banished. “By the time I had knelt down in front of Sam and kissed her, the silence was unbearable. It wasn’t a romantic kiss.” “What the fuck is wrong with you?” says Sam after being kissed. In the movie, Charlie is forced to leave the room and is shown the door. The lighting from being inside to outside changes very quickly as it is very dark and dim outside which helps propose the mood of the scene. Charlie is then told by Patrick to stay away from his friends for a while as they drive off. (Put transition
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