Summary Of The Perks Of Being A Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky
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The author of this novel, Stephen Chbosky is an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director. He is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Southern California’s filmic writing program. His first film, the four corners of nowhere, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. He wrote the screenplay for the critically acclaimed film adaptation of rent; and co-created and served as executive producer of the television series, Jericho. He has also edited pieces of a collection of short-stories for pocket books. Apart from all of this, his writing on this book has proved to be his most acknowledged piece of work. He also wrote the screenplay for the very renowned film version of the same book, entitled by the same name, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller. The film won the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature, as well as the 2013 People's Choice Award for Best Dramatic Movie.…show more content… Then after some years he completed writing the book entitled ‘the perks of being a wallflower’, and was an immediate success amongst teenage readers.
Stephen Chbosky has acclaimed that he connects with ‘Charlie’, and understands his state of mind, even though Charlie’s high-school life was somewhat different than his. One can notice the reflection of the real life Chbosky from Charlie. For example, Chbosky has continuously mentioned some books and songs in this novel, which are his personal favorites in real life. As a kid, Chbosky was greatly influenced by the book ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ by J.D. Salinger. The mention and praising of this book when Charlie was reading it in the novel, is an