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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower


by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary

How It All Goes Down

February 2, 1992

  • Charlie tells us about how he and Bill talk about life together: Charlie tells Bill about his psychiatrist, and Bill talks about where he went to school.
  • Bill even lets Charlie smoke in his office, but he gives him a pamphlet on the benefits of quitting.
  • Now that Charlie's done with On the Road, he gets a new book: Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs. It's not about a restaurant violating health codes; it's about a junkie. 
  • Either Charlie told Bill more than he led us to believe, or Bill is quite insightful into Charlie's personal life and his recent drug usage.
  • At home, Charlie tries to read Naked Lunch but it just confuses him.

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