The Perks Of Being A Wallflower By J. D. Salinger

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In the novels The Perks Of Being a Wallflower and The Catcher In The Rye the protagonists share commonalities. This will be a comparison and contrasting of both novels. While both books share many things in common there are many things that differentiate the two. Both are considered very important parts of literature that have touched the life of many, both young and old. The authors, Stephen Chbosky author of The Perks Of Being A Wallflower and J. D. Salinger author of The Catcher in The Rye are both very well known writers.
The Catcher In The Rye By J. D Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye written by J. D. Salinger is a book written in 1951. IT is considered to be one of the greatest books, it has also become very controversial all throughout the world. We begin the book Narrated by Holden Caulfield, a 17 year old boy (by the end of the novel). Holden is speaking to us from a mental war inside of southern California. He begins the novel by telling us about events that happened during the previous December. The novel begins the Saturday after the end of classes at the Pencey prep school in Agerstown, Pennsylvania. The rest of the story is a long flashback constructed by Holden. Pencey is Holden’s fourth school; he has already been kicked out of three others.In Pencey he has failed 4 out of 5 classes. Holden is on the way to his teachers Spencer’s house. He has been expelled from Pencey Prep and is not to return the following Wednesday once Christmas break is over. He is not…

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