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Looking For Alaska Research Paper

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What friends are for in Looking for Alaska
“You are going to live a good and long life filled with great and terrible moments that you cannot even imagine yet”(John Green). Friends are always going to be there through all the good and bad times in your life and John Green was trying to tell the reader that in Looking for Alaska. In other words, John Green’s Looking for Alaska, suggests that friendship will get us through and to do things we would not be able to by ourselves. Miles “Pudge” Halter from Florida decides to go to a private school in Alabama called Culver Creek to find (what he calls) a great perhaps. He immediately befriends his roommate, Chip “Colonel” Martin who introduces him to the wild Alaska Young. She then introduces him to smoking and Takumi at the smoking hole. Together, they spend their first half of the school year going to classes,
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While this is a good claim, there are some problems with this. The first prank they did was to get back at the weekday warriors and the last pranks was to honor Alaska. The ones before the first prank was to prepare for the Weekday warrior prank and the pranks and mischief they caused after Alaska died was to try and figure out what really happened to Alaska. They also did some things to get ready for their final prank.
‘ Look on the top bunk... Kevin doesn’t just wake up with that spiky bedhead look, Pudge. He works for it. He loves that hair... They love their hair because they aren’t smart enough to love something more interesting. So we hit them where it hurts: the scalp’(Green 84). After Alaska died, they also stole the breathalyzer to try and see how truly drunk Alaska was. “‘We need booze. And we need to borrow the Eagle’s Breathalyzer’”(Green 175). They did their final prank to try and honor Alaska since it was a prank she was planning to do her senior
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