Analysis Of John Green 's Life

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“As long as we don’t die, this is going be one hell of a story.” (Green) At least that’s what author John Green believes. He is the author of multiple New York Times best selling books and two major motion pictures. Some of Green’s work includes Looking for Alaska, The Fault in our Stars, Paper Towns, and Abundances of Katharine’s. John Green is one of the greatest young adult authors, vloggers, producers, and actors of our time. John Green was born on August 24, 1977 to Mike and Sydney Green in Indianapolis, Indiana. His family and him also spent a lot of their time in Florida, where most of the characters in his books came from. Green attended Indian Springs School in Indian Springs Village, Alabama where he graduated in the class of…show more content…
Looking for Alaska won the 2006 American Literary Association Annual Printz Award with 12 other awards. Not only did it win so many awards but also made a record of staying a New York Times best selling novel for seven years. Looking for Alaska had a big impact on Green’s life since his religious beliefs and high school influenced the book. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person,” (Green) at least that’s what Miles “Pudge” wants us to know. Miles is a character in John Green’s book Looking for Alaska. Looking for Alaska is split into two portions the ‘before’ and the ‘after.’ This book takes us on a journey of longing, love, intensity and emotion. Looking for Alaska ‘before’ is about Miles an average 16-year-old boy from Florida. Miles hasn’t always had the best of luck with making friends or enjoying life period but decides to attend Culver Creek Boarding School in Alabama. Miles is tired of his boring life at home and wants a change. Miles also has an obsession of famous last words which only makes him crave the poet Francois Rabelais’s famous words “the great perhaps” even more. He wants to be able to have everything he’s ever dreamed of. Miles has an idea of what the great perhaps is in his mind and can’t achieve it till he’s happy. Through the journey of this book it’s anything but boring. Within Looking for Alaska every character struggles with the challenge of
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