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Transcript of Paper Towns
Images from Shutterstock.com Plot Summary The story is broken into 3 parts. Theme The main theme is coming of age. I personally love the book-to-death, and will probably get my own copy, and read it again. Critque Paper Towns Literary Devices Author Information Big Questions Could this novel become a classic? What makes this novel a wothwhile read? Who would you recommend to read this novel? The Strings: The Grass: The Vessel: The strings is like a funny thriller, with hints of romance. A foreshadowing of an epic event. John Green, is award winning author, he is a 1# New York Times Bestseller. He has won a printz award for his first novel “Looking for Alaska”. He has written four solo novels in his career so far, they are: Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and The Fault in Our Stars. John Green helped write two other novels Let it Snow and Will Grayson, Will Grayson. John Green grew up in Orlando, Florida, and went to Indian Springs School. In 2000 he graduated Kenyon college with double major in English and Religious Studies. After leaving John became a student chaplain at a children's hospital and enrolled in University of Chicago Divinity School, even though he never went. The grass, becomes sort of like, dectcive nocel, margo has disappeared and left clues for Quentin Paper Towns is told from the first person perspective of Quentin Jacobsen. Quentin is the main character, along with Margo. Both equally opposite, Quentin set up for college, ready to graduate High School, paper thin. While Margo likes the idea of being paper girl, just as much as anyone else. She couldn't take it. She had to get out. Hour by hour, intense, 5 person car action. On a road trip, racing against the clock. Short answers?
Its awesome, and John Green.
Almost any young adult. Long Answers?
Sure. Part of coming of age is growing up, making adult decisions, like not running away from your problems. Decisions like what you want to do with your future. "But what about the summer? What about college? What about the rest of your life?"
"What about it?"
Aren't you worried about like forever?"
"Forever is composed of nows," she says". (296 Green) Its witty, it makes you think, it involves much more that meets the eye. Though some of the Whitman sections can get a little boring, the story has fresh original characters. Great funny writing. Ending is very satisfying, leaving you open, to make you want to rethink your life, or help change your outlook on cities and systems, and people you think you might know on the surface. Simile Metaphor Hook Analogy