Analysis Of The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

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“Because there is no glory in illness. There is no meaning to it. There is no honor in dying of.” John Green has stated many times that his illness do not define him. Through his writing he expresses a new and refreshing view on how to deal with real life situations through the story his characters go through. Green also stated in an article for The New York Times “ I want to talk about it, and not feel any embarrassment or shame,” he said, “because I think it’s important for people to hear from adults who have good fulfilling lives and manage chronic mental illness as part of those good fulfilling lives.” With this his readers feel like someone they look up to relate to all of the struggles one has to deal with. In a time where social media…show more content…
In Green’s blog he says that “The Fault in Our Stars went onto sell more than 23 million copies worldwide. Named TIME magazine #1 Fiction Book of 2012, the novel was included in ‘best of’ lists from Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal….(Green,2017).” The story starts out with the main character Hazel Lancaster and Gus Waters who meet in a cancer support group and eventually fall in love. The mood of the novel while at times is rather depressing because hazel feels like she will be dying soon because she does have cancer she sees no happiness or light in her life. So at the start of the novel is rather depressing Gus comes into her life and shows her that there is more to life than just their illnesses so the second half of the novel is more hopeful. When Gus tells Hazel that he loves her she is able to understand her place in the world with him by her side. Green does a good job portraying to the readers what it would be like to live life with cancer. By Hazels emotions if she is having a good day or a rather depressing day the readers can really get an idea. One of the major themes in the book that everyone can connect to is coming of age transitioning from a child to an adult. For Hazel and Gus their transition to adulthood is threatened by them having cancer. Everyone can relate to becoming into an adult but Green lets the readers in on how it it's…show more content…
Green impacted America's creators today by creating a video event where many creators get to go to. On Green’s website it states “John and Hank co-founded the online video event VidCon, Thousands of video creators .. head to Anaheim Convention Center to discuss and celebrate online video in its many forms. In his website he also talks about how he has helped to decrease world suck “ Half the money generated from pre-roll advertisement on the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel goes to The Foundation to Decrease World Suck… it will be used to help creators do awesome things.” “The Nerdfighter Community and John’s family proudly sponsor the 3rd tier English football team also. (Green, 2017).” Green is trying to leave a positive impact on the world with all that he had done for all of his readers and fellow creators. Like Green has said “You are going to live good and long life filled with great and terrible moments that you can not even imagine
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