The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the book I read in the summer of 2014, has an everlasting influence on my life as it talked about Charlie Kelmeckis, the first year high school student as the strange kid who spent his summer in mental institution, and Patrick, the senior student who over time attempted to help out the younger students. Charlie was the main character that represents the harsh reality of high school and how people we know aren’t truly themselves around us. Charlie wrote these so-called
1. The Perks of being a Wallflower is a story about a high school freshman named Charlie. Through the entire novel Charlie is writing letters addressed to an anonymous friend. In these letters, he talks about his journey throughout his first year in high school. Where he experiences everything for the first time – first dates, family drama, drugs and new friends. In other words; growing up. 2. Charlie is an unpopular and introverted teen who 's going through a new phase in life – High school.