The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Reflective Essay
I learned a few valuable life lessons the day I start and finished reading this very book, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”. “If someone likes me, I want them to like the real me, not what they think I am. And I do not want them to carry it around inside. I want them to show me, so I can feel it, too.” (Stephen Chbosky, Pg.211).
The first message I took from this was to always show your true colors, never hind behind someone that you want …show more content…
For instance, Charlie's sister in the novel went through a tough breakup. She did not listen to anyone not charlie or her friends, or her parents (typical of a teenage girl). Relating to that by being stuck in a relationship throughout high school that was not healthy and did not make me the most remarkable person I could possibly be. Dealing with a break up does not just come effortless, many people think they have to drink it off or even worst cause harm to oneself. "Even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there"(Stephen Chbosky, Pg.211). This quote stood out to me by telling me even though I came from a not well-to-do family, I can change that around for my own life and become the woman I was made to be. The lesson here is you can control your own