The Fault In Our Stars: Hazel Grace Lancaster And Augustus Waters

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My college titled “The Fault In Our Stars” depicts Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters, characters from the novel “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green. Displayed throughout are several images that represent the physical and emotional relationship between the two main characters Hazel and Augustus. For an example, the picture showing an hourglass saying “time kills” shows that Hazel and Augustus know that one of them will die soon. They’re realists, and come to the realization that they only have a limited time together because of the cancer inside both of them. I also placed some quotes onto the collage that depict the novel and the relationship. “It’s a metaphor, you see: you put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.” These items are a few of many visual representations explaining the novel “The Fault In Our Stars”.
The art piece exemplifies the overall setting of the book by the tone of the visual representations.The images go from sarcastic, to happy, then loving and sad like an emotional roller coaster all over the place. This is just like “The Fault In Our Stars”
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It’s more about learning to cope with adversity and making the most of life because there’s a limited amount of time Hazel and Augustus spend together. The novel itself was pretty deep, but it was to the point that I (as a 15 year old teenager) could still understand and appreciate it. The part that got me the most was the ending because it was extremely emotional for me to read about Augustus dying and his funeral. It was realistic, honest and gave you real life expectations of what being in love is really when you’re dying is like, instead of the cliche “oh everything is great and nothing bad ever happens” version.The theme of love is what made “The Fault In Our Stars” an emotional, insightful, raw and truthful
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