Analysis Of Stephen Chbosky 's ' The Catcher Rye ' And F. Scott Fitzgerald And Tennessee Williams

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Stephen Chbosky was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 25,1970. “He is the son Lea, a taxpayer, and Fred B Chbosky, a steel company executive and consultants to CFO’s”. Stephen went to the University of South Carolina and received his bachelor 's degree in Fine Arts in the film writing program of 1992. He was Stephen was greatly influenced by J. D. Salinger 's novels “The Catcher in The Rye”and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. “Elizabeth Thompson said in Stephen Biography that”He married Liz Chbosky on September 18, 2010, they had a daughter named Maccie who was born in August”(Thompson 3).The Perks of Being a Wallflower is an epistolary novel that follows an intellectual and emotional maturation of a teenager who uses the alias of Charlie over the course of his first year of high school. The Perks of Being a Wallflower was banned because parent complained about the books decpetion of homosexualtiy, sex, masturbation, and the use of alcohol and drugs. Elizabeth Thompson stated “ 2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the only controversial book that Stephen wrote. The reason people are labeling this book “controversial” due to Chbosky’s portrayals of teens sexuality and the alcohol and drug use. Erin Abbamondi, who also wrote a summary on why Stephen 's book states that, “ Chbosky only wrote one book that was shunned from public schools”(Banned 8). After reading Erin 's banned book summary she stated why she felt the book should be banned. She believed

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