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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by Stephen Chbosky

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(2) Sea Level

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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