Chances are, that they are as angry at their mental illness as you are. Then, check and see if there is anything you can do to help them out. Still, it’s most important that you let them know how much you care about them. If they are struggling with their illness, then your love for them is what they need to
J, The Fault In Our Stars, 2012, 4) as she describes it. The only thing she has to do is to make her parents happy “There is only one thing in this world worse than biting it from cancer when you’re sixteen, and that’s having a kid who bites it from cancer”(Green, J, The Fault In Our Stars, 2012, 8). As a cancer patient, one of the positive psychologies to have some achievements in your life, holding to get what normal people have, love of learning as one of the subcategories of strength in Seligman’s point of view, cancer doesn’t stop Hazel of gaining an education certificate, even if she was diagnosed at the age of thirteen, she has the potential to become achiever,” because I already got my GED. “I am taking classes at MCC”(Green. J, The Fault In Our Stars, 2012, 26).
Every book portrays a different story, a different experience that an author wants to convey. As an aspiring writer, I want to introduce and discuss this particular story made by an award-winning author, John Green. “The Fault in Our Stars” is a novel that focuses on the journey of a 16-year-old cancer patient, Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters who shares the same fate as hers. Despite of their sickness, both discover and fulfill life with love, pain and understanding. In here, John Green came up with this concept because he wants to tell what a life of a patient with cancer or with other diseases is, aside from suffering.
The title The Fault in Our Stars seems to argue that sometimes it's not our fault; sometimes the bad stuff just can't be avoided. Hazel and Augustus sure didn't do anything to cause their cancer and it's a fact that they cannot avoid or change. But the beauty of the message is that they can still live and make their decisions despite the fault in their stars, even when they know the inevitable fate that awaits them. At the beginning of the novel, Hazel obsesses over the impact her death will have on those around her. She fears getting close to anyone because she knows that her death, which isn't far off, will hurt anyone close to her.
These words not only make us think that Hazel is speaking to Gus at that moment, but it also reminds us of marriage. Is Hazel is promising Gus in that moment that she loved and loves him? The "I do" could also be a response to Gus 's words in the letter itself. What Hazel believed at the beginning the book,. Pain only causes harm to the people you love.
In real life, there is a huge stigma towards mental illness as some individuals believe that people with the illness are making it up or pretending for attention. The film accurately depicted reality because when Craig first told his friend that he has depression his friend made fun of him because he told them that he was in a mental hospital. His friend also told him that he needs to chill and that there is nothing wrong with him. This is similar to how various people with mental illness are treated because of the everlasting stigma. Craig’s friend Nia was unkind to people with mental disorders as well.
People with diseases such as cancer not only suffer from an internal struggle, living every day on the brink of death, but they also suffer from the negative perceptions by society. When people are known to have diseases, they are viewed as weak. Even if they are pitied, they are not viewed in the same light as somebody who is healthy. In The Fault in Our Stars, author John Green represents this struggle with a plethora of literary elements such as symbolism and metaphors and manages to create a story of love and friendship despite the dark themes of the novel. Throughout the novel, the main protagonist, Hazel Grace Lancaster, struggles from not only a fight between her body and lungs as a sufferer of lung cancer, but she also suffers from not
We need to make people change the way we see and judge people. Our community should know mental illness does not cause violence. lack of treatment, lack of support causes violence. Society discrimination of people with mental health problems needs to be sorted out. I want to be part of mental health team that brings about a huge change in the society’s perception about mental health and create a stigma free
Its all about human existence. 4.3: Hazel is selfless: Hazel, the protagonist of The Fault in Our Stars, says something wonderful about books early on in her story. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. Often, Hazel thinks of others before herself. She’s in remission, but her thyroid cancer threw mets to her lungs, and they donot work well anymore.
INSIGHTFUL, BOLD, IRREVERENT, AND RAW The Fault In Our Stars is a book by author John Green. Most ambitious and heartbreaking work as they said, its thrilling and tragic of being alive and in love. Despite the tumor, her medical miracle that has bought a few years, Hazel has never been anything but stable, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist between her and a guy named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at a Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. John Green is an award-winning, New York Times- bestselling author.