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    John Green was born on August 24th, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is an american author and he also does some acting. His impact on American Literature is romance. One of his first novels was Looking for Alaska, which had won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Awards. But John Green’s book The Fault in Our Stars is his 6th novel, but one of the best selling books. That novel alone had a gross “more than $300 million worldwide and certifying his status as a YA rock star.” according to (C+A). Which later turned into a movie the same with his novel Paper Towns. All of John Green’s novels somehow had something to do with young love. But the novel The Fault in Our Stars was about young love with the teenagers that some sort of cancer. The two main charcter where Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters. This novel is about these two falling in love and then in the end she loses her love. He was her first and so was he to her.…

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    The book “Looking For Alaska” by John Green is a great book for adolescents. This book has many messages that Green expresses the character's feelings. One of them is that often the view we have on people is not who they truly are. For example, in the book, Alaska is glorified by her friends, she is confident and rebellious, but when she passed away, her friends were scared to find out what was under the cigarettes and glass bottles. They end up finding out that she was actually very vulnerable…

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    I have read the realistic fiction book, Looking for Alaska by John Green. The book starts with a boy named Miles “Pudge” Halter, who has a difficult time with finding good friends, enjoys biographies, and is fascinated by last words. Miles goes to attend a boarding school that his father went to and he wants to go because he seeks “a great perhaps.” He soon meets his roommate Chip “The Colonel” Martin who has a remarkable memory and his friend Alaska Young. Miles later goes through the school…

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    Independent Reading Task Paper Towns by John Green Paper Towns is an award-winning novel by John Green. The novel is a story set in a small town in Orlando, Florida. The story is narrated by and follows the main character, Quentin. As the reader follows Quentin we learn about how he thinks and more importantly how much he likes a certain girl, who he hasn’t spoken to since they were kids. But one night, she leads him on an adventure until dawn and then disappears the next day. The focus of this…

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    “I go to see a great perhaps.” This quote is from Looking for Alaska, a book written by John Green. In this novel, the main character, Miles, is fascinated with his dad’s collection of biographies and finding the last words of these people. When Miles is going off to boarding school, he uses Rabelais’ dying words to show that he is looking for something greater than he already has. I think that Rabelais used these words to explain that he was to use his afterlife to find ways to better…

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    “Looking for Alaska” written by John Green is about Miles Halter, who moves to Birmingham Alabama. Miles joins a boarding school when he gets caught up in the intriguing, sexy, intelligent, and confusing world of Alaska Young. When Miles meets Alaska his whole world was turned upside down. Alaska makes him question everything, from birth, to death. The main question in Miles’ head at the end is “how will I ever escape this labyrinth?” Labyrinth is a complicated irregular network of passages or…

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    In the novels Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy and Looking for Alaska by John Green, these novels show realistic portrayals of the human struggle for acceptance, security and love. Many teenagers who dislike the lives they live always tend to do whatever it takes for them to be noticed, and those who are scared to lose the person they love will do whatever it takes to keep them or please them. This is honestly a problem because many of them end up doing things they later on regret just to please…

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    John Green

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    best-seller Paper Towns by John Green will make you rethink that. This book is about Quentin “Q” Jacobson on a quest to find the girl he is in love with, Margo Roth Spiegelman, after they went on an adventure. When Q came to school the next day, excited to be friends with Margo again after quite some time, he found out she disappeared. So, on graduation, Q and his friends Ben, Radar, and Lacey set out to Agloe, New York because of clues Margo left behind. The author, John Green, has had many…

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    John Green Biography

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    In America we are very fortunate to have many prolific authors. John Green can be affiliated with this group. Between growing up bullied in school, going on to write multiple books, and becoming an active social media leader; it’s easy to say he has been exceptionally successful. John Green was born on August 24th, 1977. He grew up in Indiana, Indianapolis but moved a lot throughout his childhood. He attended Indian Spring School where he claims he was harshly bullied during his teen years.…

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    Starting out with Miles’ obsession of memorising people's last words. He explains why he likes last words in this quote,”A lot of times, people die how they live. And so last words tell me a lot about who people were, and why they became the sort of people biographies get written about. Does that make sense?(Green 128)." Alaska also mentions death often through the book, by talking about the death of her mother that she blames herself for. However, this theme is most strongly expressed when…

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