Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Katie Johnson
Period 2
Title of Book: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author: Stephen Chbosky
Pages: 213

1. Who is telling the story and what point of view is being used? Charlie, the main character, is telling to story and first person narrative is being used.

2. What is the setting of the story and how does it affect the story as a whole?
The setting of the story is 1991-1992 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This affects the story 3. Identify four major characters in the novel and give a brief description of what they look like, how they act, and a quotation said by or about the character from the novel that supports this opinion.

Name:
Physical description:
Personality:
Quotation:

Name:
Physical description:
Personality:
Quotation:

Name:
Physical description:
Personality:
Quotation:

Name:
Physical description:
Personality:
Quotation:

4. Breaking the novel into four sections, give a summary of the most important events in the story and how each event affects the characters and the final outcome.

Part I.

Part II.

Part III.

Part IV.

5. Choose one passage from the novel that gives an example of the author’s style. Write the passage down and then complete an analysis of the passage focusing on diction, imagery, choice of details, figurative language, tone, and any other tool the writer you view as significant.

6. Most novels have a universal or theme the author is trying to establish in his or her work. Identify one theme in the story and support your opinion with finding concrete examples in the novel.
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