Everybody in the world is tasked with finding a unique future and individualism. Throughout the fictional novel of Looking for Alaska, the universal theme of searching for one's own self-identity is presented. Miles Halter, the main protagonist of the story, searches inside himself while under the care and schooling of Culver Creek. In this newfound home, he makes numerous friends and takes part in pranks and other harmful actions. Searching for his Great Perhaps, Miles changes the setting of the…...
'Looking for Alaska', John Green's Debut novel was published in 2005.The novel is about a group of lost, but additionally very intelligent teenagers, who attend Culver Creek Boarding School for their first junior year. They are on the contrary to shallow, more or less precise opposite; Alaska Young, Miles Halter and Chip Martin's thought are as deep as the Mariana trench. Their complicated way of looking at life, thirst for an adventure, seeking simplicity and comprehension in an intricate world…...
In Looking for Alaska by John Green, the protagonist, Miles “Pudge” Halter, is very dynamic. In the beginning of the book, Pudge had no friends and was looking for what he calls the “Great Perhaps.” So he goes away to boarding school and meets “The Colonel”, Takumi, Lara, and Alaska. They were all immediate friends but Alaska and Pudge were drawn to each other. Pudge went from only having his mother and father at his going away party to having…...
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Many parallels can be drawn between the main protagonists in John Green's Looking for Alaska, and J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye. Although these two coming of age novels differ greatly in setting and in circumstance, many of the broader, more fundamental themes in each are actually quite similar. John Green was very much influenced by J.D. Salinger, and even admitted that Miles "Pudge" Halter in Looking For Alaska, was based largely off of Holden Caulfield, the main character in…...
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