Perks Of Being A Wallflower Essay

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Stephen Chbosky is the Author of Perks of Being a Wallflower. His story focuses on the life of a teenager named Charlie. Charlie is beginning his first year of high school. Charlie is a character that many people could relate to. He is one of the people who sits on the sidelines and observes. Charlie writes and thinks what we all wish we put our actions into. Your thoughts need to be lived. When Charlie starts to do what he thinks is when his feelings are at their peak. He makes bad choices at the end when he should just be honest about them in the beginning so he does not have to arouse trouble. If Charlie would just do what he thinks then he probably would not be as unhappy in difficult situations because it would have been resolved in the beginning. His friends would not have to take up for him if he would just be honest from the start about what he thinks. "After the silence, Patrick did…show more content…
Charlie only does whatever is okay with the thoughts of other people and ignores what he feels is right. “You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think that counts as love. You just can’t. You have to do things.” Chbosky, Stephen. It is important to be honest to people about what you think in the very beginning. Although Charlie is a freshman in high school, Charlie has confidence in some of his decisions. Charlie should not have to rely on somebody else to show or tell him what he needs to do. “Why did you think that?” “Because of what you said.” “What I said nine months ago? When I told you not to think of me that way?” I nodded. Chbosky, Stephen (p. 200). If Charlie showed his true colors to the people he cares about they would understand and he would have a better relationship between them. “Charlie, I also told you not to tell Mary Elizabeth she was pretty…now she’s with a guy who does the exact opposite. And it works because that’s who Peter really is. He’s being
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