The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

1702 words - 7 pages

Cancer affects Hazel Grace, Augustus Waters, and their families deeply, it represents the lost, hope, and surprise of cancer often, but this is not only true in books,it also affects people in real life, parents start to view their kids differently, and the children start to view themselves as nothing but disease, and the culture they once had starts to change. Augustus Waters and Hazel Grace each have their own struggles, Hazel suffers from thyroid cancer and is terminal, Augustus had been cured, but it popped back making his body full of cancer, he as well ending up with terminal cancer. Often organizations and people would give them a little bit more because they are kids who had inevitability of death to look to. They both having to deal with the fact that they never knew what was coming, or if Hazel would lose Augustus first or if Augustus will lose Hazel first, though eventually that fact became obvious. Their families treat them in a way if they were healthy, they wouldn’t be treated in such a way. In real life there are hundreds who suffer cancer, but less who are terminal. Families have to learn how to deal with this, especially when the person is an adolescent. There are point where The Fault in Our Stars shows how different society becomes for those with cancer, and this is true in real life. Augustus Waters and Hazel Grace experiences and cancer let us view the world of cancer for several.

Hazel Grace, is a teenage girl who unfortunately suffers several of the cruelties of life, yet she is shining symbol of hope. Even though since she got diagnosed she quit school, her friends don’t exactly treat her like the girl she used to be she is as smart as can be, and kind at the same time. She has stayed alive longer than expected, and only expected the world would give her. Augustus Waters once though cancer free, received all the surprise. One day of being okay, then next his body was practically consumed by the cancer inside of him. No hope, no treatment, no way to save him a little longer. When Augustus dies so many suffered from it, or claimed to it affected them, he showed losing someone can be a surprising as the diagnosis was. Even though they both suffered they did get a few perks even though not many.

“I wasn’t bad, but all the shoes and balls are Cancer Perks” (Green, 30). The mention of cancer perks were given throughout the whole book. The things the received from all those around them. Getting to go on planes first, wine even though under aged, free trips, and much more. People tend to want to give more to those who have less. This rule applies in real life as well. Talia Castellano, a 13 year old girl before her passing experienced cancer perks. She got to be a CoverGirl and everyone supported her. Though not the social norm society changed for this one little girl, because she was dying. Even with the perks, it doesn’t rid the cancer. Not in the books, not in real life, because eventually they had to...

Find Another Essay On The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars: A Predetermined Success

675 words - 3 pages Young adult book-to-movie adaptations are common occurrences. Many, including The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, The Mortal Instruments, and Twilight have been recently successful. To add to the list, The Fault in Our Stars, premiering June 6, 2014, is anticipated to be yet another hit. The book by John Green targets young-adults. Its audience however has lately broadened, as adults are also finding pleasure in this short romantic comedy. The

Comparison Between The Fault in Our Stars and Of Mice and Men

1754 words - 8 pages Green’s The Fault in Our Stars and John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men both establish motifs of friendship, games, and hands, they convey different universal ideas about humanity. In particular, Green suggests that humans cannot always manipulate every situation, while Steinbeck focuses on the ideas that men often have a choice in their destinies. In each novel, Green and Steinbeck use the motif of friendship to illustrate a different theme. Green uses

Of mice and Men and The Fault in our stars comparrison essay

1051 words - 5 pages . Some are left out and may become lonely. George and Lennie on the other hand have each other in a compelling friendship. In The Fault in Our Stars, Hazel, a girl with cancer, has been impacted by the one and only Augustus Waters. They are both cancer victims and end up falling for each other. They go on a trip to Amsterdam and meet Peter Van Houten, who is getting a little lonely. Throughout the novel, they are at their strongest and weakest points

the fault in our stars

658 words - 3 pages Sena Örücü21302100Turk-10209.10.2014Kabullenmek mi yoksa alışmak mı? Koşulların gerektirdiği için kaderini kabul mu edersin yoksa elinden hiçbir şey gelmediğini bildiğin için zamanla onun varlığına alışır mısın? Şimdi 16 yaşında 3 yıldır Tiroid kanserli bir çocuk olduğunuzu düş

The stars in advertising

769 words - 3 pages drinks to health drinks, from clothes and accessories to cars (and the tyres on which they run). Even political parties are awestruck by the charisma of stars. Such is the magnetism of celebrities in this country that in the recent general elections, major political parties fielded a record number of film stars and cricketers to contest from important constituencies around the country.So what about celebrities drives companies to spend in millions on

In The Stars

924 words - 4 pages , with just our lips touching, but he was still dating that girl, and it would never be acceptable for a senior to break-up with his junior girlfriend of one year for a sophomore home-wrecker. Nevertheless, we fell in love, secretly, like Romeo and Juliet, two star-crossed lovers, against all odds; something in the heavens had arranged this a long time ago, for I believe very little happens by chance. So one evening, years later, following our

Looking for Alaska by John Green

1076 words - 4 pages The novel Looking for Alaska by John Green is told in first person narrative from the point of view of Miles Halter. The story takes place in Alabama on the campus of Culver Creek Preparatory School following the lives of Miles, a 16 year old boy, and his group of friends that consist of the "Colonel", Alaska, and Takumi. As the novel progresses, Miles' innocence slowly unfolds as he faces the pressures of drinking, smoking and Alaska’s death

The Problem of Understanding and Its Possible Solutions in "Our Time" by John Edgar Wideman and "Indians" by Jane Tompkins.

895 words - 4 pages Both Jane Tompkins and John Edgar Wideman devote some of their paper to pointing out the difficulties they face when writing their essays, "Indians" and "Our Time" respectively. The two authors are trying to reach and give an account of the actual situation and circumstances of the subject of their writing, but in the process of creating their essays realize that this is something they would hardly achieve."Our time" was created to tell the

Themes In The Tree Of Red Stars

519 words - 2 pages The Tree of Red Stars, by Tessa Bridal, presents many themes throughout the story. The story itself is of Magdalena Ortega Grey growing up in Uruguay as it is taken over by a military dictatorship. It chronicles not only her life, but the life of the poor, the social injustices of this time and the revolt against it. One of the themes contained in this novel is that of the activism of students. Students are the leaders of this revolt, they lead

"The Powerlessness in the Black Diaspora" by Charles Green

939 words - 4 pages family immigrated here from Ghana West Africa and are now living a better lifestyle and improving our social status in this country.I believe the theoretical perspective basically looks at other people's perspective to create one. Charles Green uses social theorists such as Karl Marx and their ideologies to prove his point. Overall what is concluded is that society is controlled by those in power, for example the government has the economy being

Social Responsibility and Sustainability in The Green Path by

1432 words - 6 pages -scale production became a reality and business growth was almost exponential for decades. In recent decades, many environmental problems have been brought to mankind’s attention that can be directly linked to the hyperactivity of large-scale production. Atmospheric issues such as air pollution and global warming are just two concerns. Pollution emitted by power plants, factories, and commercial vehicles adds toxic chemicals to the atmosphere in large

Similar Essays

The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

1008 words - 4 pages each day. Readers are sitting on the edge of their seats, as they must wait to see what the fate of this courageous couple will be. The Fault in Our Stars also uses many themes in order to teach life lessons to young-adults reading this book. For example, John Green shows that love conquers all things, even cancer and death. Although Augustus ends up facing death, Hazel’s love for him is true and it will never die. Hazel and Augustus do not let

The Fault In Our Stars By John Green

2227 words - 9 pages In John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, cancer possess every character in distinctive ways, yet this isn’t the standard cancer book, because according to the protagonist, “cancer books suck” (Green 3). Or as Gwynne Ellen Ash views the novel as a, “learning to trust, and to love, while dying […] there is no sap here, no melodrama, no maudlin schmaltz.” This is about being able to cope with existence. It’s the full human experience—filled with

The Fault In Our Stars Essay

710 words - 3 pages warning against the Ides of March, the weather, and dreams, are the sealed fate of the characters of Julius Caesar. Even with free will, it prevents nothing. Cassius says, “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,” but he is mistaken. The fault is in the stars but not just the stars. There are many occasions where the outcome of the play could have been different, there are many ignored occasions especially, but even with that, there is nothing to stop the inevitable, especially not omens.

The Samurai's Garden And The Fault In Our Stars

1422 words - 6 pages matter what. They will stick together because no one else would want to be with them. There are more books that deal with beauty that some people don’t know very much about. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green deals with beauty as well as The Samurai’s Garden and The Fault in Our Stars. In Will Grayson, Will Grayson, Will Grayson was lied too by this girl named Maura. He goes through this whole ordeal, and ends up meeting this boy named