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Book Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

(Cross posted from Indiabookstore.net)

Book Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the coming-of-age story of a lonely, shy, volatile 15-year old called Charlie who is both happy and sad and is trying to figure out how that could be. 446 more words

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bizarroVIGNETTE: Holden Caulfield

*A 1000 word oration written for a 13 year old girl…(don’t ask.)

Holden Caulfield

and the Art of Growing Up

“I’m standing on the edge of some crazy cliff!
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A Teacher Affects Eternity

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

My love for writing began when I was very young. It was always the area of early education I was most comfortable in and most praised for by teachers who appreciated that sort of thing.

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Revisiting Holden (writing prompt)

As the Daily Post asked, I glanced at my bookshelf this morning to choose what the first book I’d love to sit and reread when I had the time. 258 more words

"Sleeping in on Sundays"

“Now, at the age of twenty-five, I had to wonder if my impulse to follow Holden on a pilgrimage around New York City was simply a continuation of my childhood games, an effort, like his, to ready myself for the rites of adulthood. 94 more words

Essay

Catcher in The Rye

The Catcher in the Rye is considered a classic and is on the must read list before one enters college. After re-reading the ending a couple times, I have decided that the book and the aims of it appears to be relatively simple. 485 more words

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Holden

The infamous Instagram is unaccountably down tonight, so here’re some edits/photos from today; captions and thought elabs are temporarily postponed-

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