Sam is Charlies crush in this book. Sam is very pretty and Charlie lets the reader know that from the beggining. "Sam has brown hair and very very pretty green eyes. The kind of green that doesn't make a big deal about itself" (chbosky pg. 7) She is full of confidence and has one of those personalities that brings out the best in people. The name Samantha means listener and that is exactly what Sam is. She is there for everyone and helps people get through hard times. In Perks of Being a Wallflower Sam is a senior going to college for art because she is very artistic. Sam likes to have fun and has good moral values so she is leads a good example for her friends to follow.