He will give a detailed account of the joys and pains of his freshman year in high school.
He begins by writing letters to an unknown stranger, but then, you realize that stranger is you.
Through these Charlie tells his story from his perspective.
He will experience many highs and lows related to the adolescence phase.
“I just need to know that someone out there listens and understand [...]” starts Charlie, before he goes on to explain why these letters are being mailed out.
From this sentence, and the first few letters that Charlie writes to this person, the reader is able to infer that Charlie doesn’t have much social support and is looking for someone to simply be there for him.
The reproductive systems are maturing and the brain is continuing to develop. Charlie experienced psychological stress which his depression was evidence of this fact (pg. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES (EMOTIONAL AND COGNITIVE) Charlie experienced many psychological issues in his adolescent life. You are alive, and you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder.
All youth experience the developmental changes that come with it, but the time of the change varies from individual to individual. Even though he participated in religious ceremonies with his family, when he met his friends he finally realized the meaning and purpose of his life.
Charlie is 15 years old and at a crucial point in his life right now. Eventually, Charlie started to participate in life and not just watch others live.