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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is made up of letters written by a fifteen-year-old, albeit one with near-perfect grammar and spelling. Charlie's mad English skills make his letters easily readable. This is no WB show. Even Charlie himself asks, "What's the point of using words nobody else knows or can say comfortably?" (1.6.4)

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