Special Sub-Topic: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
|"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is written in what format?|
Letters. Stephen Chbosky is an American writer, born in 1970 and raised in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania. He wrote "Perks of Being a Wallflower" and published it on February 1, 1999.
|The main character of the novel is named Charlie. He is writing letters to an anonymous person, but what is his reason for choosing this person?|
Because the person did not sleep with someone, even though they could.. Charlie does write in one of his first letters, and mentions throughout the novel, that he does not know the person he is writing to, but is writing to him/her because they did not sleep with someone, even though they could have.
|Where does the story take place?|
Pittsburgh. The story takes place in Pittsburgh during the 1991/1992 school year. Charlie is a freshman in high school.
|When does Charlie mention is the only time he has ever seen his father cry?|
During the last episode of "M*A*S*H". In one of Charlie's letters he says that the only time his father has cried (that he has seen) is during the final episode of "M*A*S*H". Charlie is the only one that knows his father cried, and it is 'their little secret'.
|What is Charlie's favourite book?|
The last book he read. "I have just finished 'To Kill a Mockingbird." It is now my favourite book of all time, but then again, I always think that until I read another book."
|Who is the Wallflower of the novel?|
Charlie. At the start of the novel Charlie is shy and unpopular, until he meets Patrick and Patrick's sister.
|Which of these is NOT a topic explored in the novel? |
Euthanasia. Among other reasons, the book caused controversy because of the issues explored, such as teenage sexuality and drugs.
|Which of these is NOT a book Bill gave Charlie to read?|
A Tale of Two Cities. Other books Charlie was given included "The Catcher in the Rye", "Hamlet" and "This Side of Paradise".
|Who did Charlie play in the production 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' when Patrick dropped out?|
Frank N. Furter. Patrick drops out and so Charlie takes his place as one of the lead roles in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".
|What word is missing in this sentence?: "And in that moment, I swear we were _______."|
Infinite. This line, or lines like it, are mentioned throughout the novel.
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