Essay on Perks Of Being A Wallflower And 8 Mile

742 Words Apr 1st, 2016 3 Pages
In the two movies Perks of Being a Wallflower and 8 Mile, the main characters are extremely similar. In one way, they both are like wallflowers. Another way they are related is they both have a hard time talking to females. Lastly, they each share their life stories through their writing to cope with their life surroundings.
In The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Charlie is the wallflower. In 8 Mile, B-Rabbit is also a wallflower. Charlie acts like a wallflower by staying to himself before he meets new friends. He never thought he would ever belong. Charlie had a rough life early on. He lost his Aunt Helen to a tragic accident. He became a wallflower after her death. Charlie met Sam and Patrick at a football game. At a party, Patrick all his friends told Charlie he was a wallflower. In the movie 8 Mile, B-Rabbit feels like he doesn 't belong living in the trailer court with his mother. He tried to stay away and hang out with his friends. He never really got along with his mother or her abusive boyfriend. Charlie and B-Rabbit are alike because they both tried to avoid problems with others. However, when they tried, it always seemed to backfire somehow. Charlie and B-Rabbit had a difficult time showing their feelings to females. Charlie had a hard time telling Sam that he loved her. He told her that he loved her, but she didn 't want him to think about her like that. Charlie thought he loved Mary Elizabeth, so they went out on a date. She asked him to a dance…

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