The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Stephen Chbosky
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Part 1 Summary

August 25, 1991

Charlie wrote an anonymous letter to an unnamed person. He reached out to this person because he was told that this person would listen and understand and wasn't the type to sleep around. Charlie and other students at his school were upset about the suicide of another student, Michael Dobson. A counselor met with Charlie and other students who were friendly with Michael to allow them to express their feelings. Charlie said that it was painful because no one knew why Michael killed himself. The counselor said that Michael had problems at home and didn't have anyone to talk to. Charlie got upset and said the Michael could have talked to him. He became hysterical and soon his older brother came to take him home.

Charlie lived with his mother and father initially. His father worked hard and his mother took care...

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