Argumentative Essay On The Fault In Our Stars

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Let Life Live Spiritual Guru, Osho once stated, “Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated”. This ties into The Fault in Our Stars by John Green because, Hazel only lived her life safely, until Augustus came along and showed her all of the excitement her life could have, if she let it. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a story that takes place in a small town in Indiana where teenager, Hazel Lancaster, is suffering with terminal cancer, which causes her outlook on life to be incredibly negative, until Augustus Waters; a boy who went from cancerous, cancer-free, to cancerous again comes along. He changes her life for the better, and shows her the importance of living and leaves her with that importance when he passes away. The theme, life should be lived to the fullest, is shown throughout the…show more content…
In the beginning of the story, Hazel was convinced that life was just as it was, and had no meaning. This is shown through, “That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence” (Green 67). Hazel says this about her favorite book, because the book ends in the middle of a sentence. This shows her negative outlook on life because she had no hope for the future of the book she just assumed that it was over. Eventually, while Hazel and Augustus’ relationship grows, she realizes that Augustus shows her the meaning in her life, “It seemed to me that I had already seen everything pure and good in the world, and I was beginning to suspect that even if death didn’t get in the way, the kind of love that Augustus and I share could never last” (Green 278). She realized that Augustus showed her her meaning and happiness and while she was with him she lived life to the fullest extent that she could, which ties into the theme of living life to the
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