The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky

fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective sad medium-paced

213 pages | first published 1999

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Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallf...
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Summary of 103566 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
reflective 67%
sad 64%
hopeful 39%
inspiring 33%
dark 30%
funny 23%
challenging 16%
lighthearted 10%
tense 10%
adventurous 7%
relaxing 5%
informative 2%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 30%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 39% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.18

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