The Samurai's Garden And The Fault In Our Stars

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When it comes to beauty, many people don’t understand what it means. Others might have an idea. What beauty really means that it is not about what someone looks like on the outside, it is what is on the inside. Someone could look less attractive than others, but have such a beautiful personality that it really does not matter what they look like. It goes the same for if people are beautiful on the outside then they definitely won’t be beautiful on the inside. Then, there are some people that are just all around beautiful no matter what. Those are the kind of people that would be there for anyone who would need help. Beauty is as well as not only about looks, but as well personality. People with the most beautiful personalities are the ones people like the most. Speaking of the term Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder, that term can mean so many things. Such as it can be an opinion to some people. Meaning that what someone sees is what they believe in the most, and other people can not change their opinion. Beauty can only be thought about if someone wants to think about it. There are a few books that represent beauty in there own ways.
Gail Tsukiyama The Samurai’s Garden and John Green’s The fault in our Stars both reflect on beauty being in the eye of the beholder. At least two characters from each book have the most effect when it comes to dealing with beauty being in the eye of the beholder. As well as beauty being huge in both novels, many people don’t understand why each character end up falling in love with each other. These characters end up going through the toughest of obstacles throughout each book. Both novels are very inspiring to some people that would want a great novel to learn more about beauty, and beauty itself.
In, The Samurai’s Garden, Tsukiyama wrote a story about these two people named Sachi and Matsu. Sachi was known as a beautiful woman at a younger age, and then she had gotten Leprosy. She ended up with a lot of bumps and uneven skin. Matsu was known as the quiet one throughout his life. They end up being the greatest couple throughout the entire novel. There are many secrets between the two that Stephen, the character that lives with Matsu to get through some troubles he was in, did not know about until near the end of the novel. Stephen learns many different things about Matsu and Sachi that no one would have ever known about them. As well as this novel there is another novel that deals with beauty in the same way.
In the novel, Things Fall Apart, beauty is shown in a very different way. Such as Hazel and Augustus. They see beauty in there own ways such as, that they have cancer. Augustus sees Hazel as the most beautiful person ever because she is different in her very own way. As well as Hazel seeing Augustus as beautiful person in his very own way. Both of these people see each other as beautiful because no one else does. There are stereotypes that go around with people saying that cancer is contagious and that...

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