Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Racial Differences And Challenges

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Where would you be if it were not for the differences and challenges that you have had to deal with throughout your entire life? Do you believe that you would be the same person without these challenges? Whether your adversity has to do with not being able to fit in at school, racial differences or even a loss of a loved one, adversity brings out talents from within people in whom it affects. Without the adversity of being socially awkward, Charlie from Perks of Being a Wallflower, would have never met some of his best friends or found his love for music. Charlie lived as an outcast who was not able to fit in at his school. Through being socially awkward he met Sam and Patrick, who were also socially awkward but they did not care. Sam and Patrick introduced Charlie to rock and roll music which he ended up loving. Many outcasts end up drinking away their pain, luckily Charlie was able to meet Sam and ended up falling in love. Through this adversity, Charlie met the love of his life and also…show more content…
To be a different race you could be potentially segregated. Segregation is setting someone or something apart from other people or things. Commonly in the 1950s, black people were segregated from the white people because they were not the same. White people thought that they were better than the black people who were often looked down upon by the leading power also known as the white people. If a white person came on the bus, the black person was expected to give up their seat for that white person. Finally, Rosa Parks got sick of the segregation and refused to give up her seat to a white man. She felt compelled to refuse to give up her seat because she believed that blacks are just the same as whites. If Rosa had not refused to give up her seat, there is a high possibility that the United States could still be segregated. This adversity brought out anger from within Rosa Parks that caused her to refuse to give up her seat on the

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