Similarities Between Catcher In The Rye And Perks Of Being Wallflower

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COMPARE AND CONTRAST ON THE WAY OF RECOVERY Teenage protagonists have rough and different world and it’s hard to understand them completely. “Catcher in The Rye” and “The Perks of Being Wallflower” novels give a huge place about female relationships of Holden and Charlie. Even though they have different world, they have similar attitudes to their sisters, to their dates who they don’t really like and to their female friends that helped them to overcome their traumas. First, if we consider their altitudes to their sisters, we can easily get that they really love their sisters. Holden has indifferent and careless characteristic to other people. Even though this character of him, he knows specific things about his sister. “My kid sister Phoebe goes to bed around 9 o’clock- so I couldn’t call her up.” (Salinger,59) Also when he decides to do something, he doesn’t really think about results and its influences to other people. But when it comes to his sister he really shows that Holden cares…show more content…
When Holden felt really alone, he gave Sally a buzz and they went on a date. He said “I didn't much want to see it, but I knew old Sally, the queen of the phonies, would start drooling all over the place when I told her I had tickets for that, because the Lunts were in it and all.” (116, Sallinger) for Sally. For Holden “being phony” is really poor thing. If he uses word “phony” for his date, it means he really doesn’t like her and doesn’t want to go on a date with her. He just wanted to use her for forget his loneliness. Charlie did the same thing for Mary Elizabeth. Actually he didn’t ask Mary Elizabeth for date, she did. But when they dated, Charlie really didn’t esteem her. Mary Elizabeth bought him a book that she assumed it meant to Charlie, he just sold that book. “I opened my bag and I returned the book Mary Elizabeth bought me. I didn’t do anything with the money. It just sat in my pocket.” (142,
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