The perks of being a wallflower is based on a novel written by the infamous American novelist Stephen Chbosky that is composed of letters written to an anonymous friend of the narrator. It falls into the genre of drama, romance, young adult novel, and epistolary novel. The perks of being a wallflower depicts all the highs and the lows of growing up with moments of love, loss, fear, hope, and all the emotions in between as well as the friends that shared the life journey. Starring many excellent actors' and actresses' such as Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. Furthermore, it is directed by the outstanding novelist who created it Stephen Chbosky and produced by John Malkovich, Russell Smith, and Lianne Halfon.
This story is being narrated by a teenage boy in the lovely suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The teenage boy narrating the story goes by the alias of Charlie. Charlie thinks a bit outside of the box, some what unconventional, shy, unpopular, and just about to start his first year of high school as a freshman. Sadly, his best friend who's name was Michael, committed suicide just a few months before hand. Also, due to his parents and older siblings failure to understand him, he feels he has no one to lean on and is there for reluctant to begin school.
Luckily, shortly after beginning his freshman year, Charlie became friends with Sam and her step brother Patrick, whom are already in their senior year of high school. Along with Sam and her step brother Patrick, Charlie's cool English teacher Bill, bring him into new experiences that are exciting and refreshing.
As Charlie continues to write to his friend, you are able to see him changing and growing throughout his experiences as he keeps writing. Charlie writes about all of the experiences, feelings, and adventures he faces throughout his life. He writes about his dates, his love, the love of others, relationships, parties, and everything that occurs in life. Eventually Charlie Learns that he does not have to be afraid to live his life and try new things simply because he is considered as a wallflower.