Analysis Of The Fault In Our Stars

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Americans love watching movies especially ones that involve romance and comedy. On average Americans spend $2,827 on entertainment alone. “The Fault in Our Stars” would be one of the movies that a lot of Americans either went to the movies to watch or rented the movie. This movie is all about a girl, named Hazel, who has cancer. Her mother makes her go to these meetings for teens with cancer, and that’s where she met Augustus. Augustus and Hazel get the chance to go to Italy and meet their favorite author , Peter Van Houten. All through the movie they go through so many obstacles and break boundaries that they never thought they could do because of their diseases. The critics could not come to an agreement with their reviews; some were positive and some were negative. One aspect of the film that the reviewers found to be positive was the acting of Woodley. The critic states that “Shailene Woodley, a gifted actress …show more content…
Edelstein states that “just when you’re lulled into believing you’re watching a romantic comedy, you get slapped into silence by the return of the Big C” (par 2). This shows that even when the movie starts getting good the director side blinds the audience by bringing in the Big C, cancer. It puts a dreary and sad presence in the movie. Another critic agrees and disagrees with Edelstein, stating “Though it is a tragic love story, it is also a perfect and irresistible fantasy” (Scott par 10). This shows that even though the movie seems sad there is still a “perfect and irresistible” plot to the romance. Augustus and Hazel are the perfect couple even though they have the “Big C”. These statements make it obvious that the plot was dreary and amazing at the sametime. The critics were upset about that curve ball of cancer but they just couldn’t take their eyes off the screen. The romance between Hazel and Augustus make cancer not as noticeable in the

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