The Fault in Our Stars

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The Fault in Our Stars, I have watch the movie so many times, about four times. This fascinating story narrated by Hazel Grace Lancaster, seventeen year old cancer patient, who is characterize as “depressed” and force to attend a support group, where she meets the gorgeous Augustus Waters, An ex-basketball player and amputee. This novel is not about cancer, it is more than just a cancer novel. Yes this novel is sad and talks about death but it teaches everyone a lesson. Hazel Grace Lancaster, she fascinates me how she looks at herself. In the story she calls herself a grenade, because her lungs suck at being lungs, which she is going to explode and hurt a number of lives so she wants that number of people to be small. Hazel also loves a fictional book “An Imperial Affliction”, in the point of view of a girl name Anna but the book ends in mid-sentence. She has tried to contact the author Peter Van Houten, because she is curious of what happen to the rest of the characters in the story. In this movie there are a lot of quotes which I love, but when Augustus said with an unlit cigarette hanging from his lips, “It’s a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.” Augustus shows that when his health is surely not the best, he associates the unlit cigarette with taking control over his health, which often feels out of his control. This novel, one of the many things it taught me is that everyone dies. Well that is command sense, but never really thought about it because of the fear of dying. There is nothing we can do to stop the process of dying, or all the side-effects of dying. Cancer and depression are just side-effects of dying. Everyone is obsessed with leaving a mark in the world. We poison the groundwater with our toxic belongings. This novel overall is simply amazing, anyone who
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