Augustus Waters Character Analysis

1132 WordsOct 10, 20175 Pages
Indianapolis. There are multiple places in Indianapolis that certain events take place. Some take place at the church, Hazel 's home, Augustus ' home, and even at high school. The date that this story was released was June 6th, 2014. The foremost character of the story was named Hazel Grace Lancaster. She is a sixteen-year-old girl. Hazel is also living with cancer. While the doctors have been able to remove the cancer from Hazel 's body, her lungs are damaged. Because of the lung damage, Hazel is not expected to live a full life, and she has to wheel around an oxygen tank. This is a girl who has no illusions about her state of health. Hazel knows that even though she 's on a drug that keeps her tumors in check, she 'll never be your…show more content…
He 's there to support their mutual friend, Isaac. Isaac had a tumor in one eye that he had removed, and now he has to have his other eye taken out as well. After the meeting ends, Augustus approaches Hazel and tells her she looks like Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta. He invites Hazel to his house to watch the movie, and while hanging out, the two discuss their experiences with cancer. Hazel reveals she has thyroid cancer that has spread to her lungs. Augustus had osteosarcoma, but he is now cancer free after having his leg amputated. Before Augustus takes Hazel home, they agree to read one another’s favorite novels. Augustus gives Hazel the Price of Dawn, and Hazel recommends An Imperial Affliction. Hazel explains the magnificence of An Imperial Affliction: It is a novel about a girl named Anna who has cancer, and it 's the only account she 's read of living with cancer that matches her experience. She describes how the novel maddeningly ends midsentence, denying the reader closure about the fate of the novel’s characters. She speculates about the novel’s mysterious author, Peter Van Houten, who fled to Amsterdam after the novel was published and hasn’t been heard from since. A week after Hazel and Augustus discuss the literary meaning of An Imperial Affliction, Augustus miraculously reveals he tracked down Van Houten 's assistant, Lidewij, and through
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