The Fault In Our Stars Essay

981 words - 4 pages


Hazel –Main character, has cancer, has to have an oxygen tank, likes Augustus from the start, semi-shy, and has a bit of a dark side, has a GED and goes to community college, but very smart and well put together, feels like she's a "grenade".
Augustus- Bold, straight forward, a bit of a dark side to, Isaac’s friend, gorgeous, used to be athletic, hasn’t been to school in a year, lost half of his leg to cancer ,
Hazel’s Parents-wants hazel to make friends, very pushy, caring, loving , worried , scared to lose their daughter , father cries a lot, mother is the stability , supportive of Hazel and Gus, they just want to spend as much time as possible with her, very sympathetic when Augustus dies.
Augustus parents They have "encouragements" all around their house, caring, protective, take a liking to Hazel, are supportive of them being a couple, worried and scared when they find about Gus has cancer again.
Isaac- Friend of hazel’s, also has cancer, is about to have surgery that will make him blind, becomes good friends with Hazel , caring, sympathetic , sometimes has a temper when upset, the type of person that listens to every ones problems and still cares. Internal Conflict- The main Internal conflict is that Hazel feels like a "grenade". When she dies she wants to leave behind as little pain for her loved ones as possible. In doing so she pushes people away like her parents, she is worried because they devote so much time to her. That when she does die the will extremely hurt and possible divorce if things go bad. While trying to push people away as she does, Hazel meets Augustus. As Augustus tries hard to win over Hazel with his charming charisma it slowly works. As they're relationship progresses Hazel still pushes away sometimes but she learns to let Augustus love her . In return she starts to love him but as soon as she does fall in love with him, she learns he has cancer again.
Rising action (example one)- Hazel's a sixteen year old girl who has cancer. Hazel has no desire to get out tell her mom makes her. That's when she meets Augustus Walter, a cancer survivor but he's lost half of one legs. Augustus with his amazing charisma as he calls it. Charms Hazel into being friends for now, and maybe more to come . As days pass they start to see each other more and more. Talking on the phone late at night, meeting each other's families. They even read one another's favorite books , which they both like. An Imperial Affliction, Hazel's book in particular to the point they quote it all the time.
Rising action (example two)- Augustus starts talking to the author of Hazel's favorite book, Peter Van Houten. Mr. Van Houten replies and...

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