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Looking For Alaska

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on 28 August 2012

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Transcript of Looking For Alaska

Looking For Alaska Symbols Characterization By: John Green Conclusion White flower: Literary Elements Simile Personification Imagery Setting: Culver Creek Boarding School.
Birmingham, Alabama Alaska Young- Dynamic character:
Because he used to be a sheltered good boy, because of Alaska his life becomes anything but safe. Chip Martin " The Colonel"- Static character-
He remains the same throughout the book. however he is still one of the more interesting characters throughout the book.
Miles Halter "Pudge"- Dynamic-
Although her wild, crazy, personality remains the same. Her feelings and emotions dramatically change throughout the book, and leave your heart in the air. Lara Buterskaya- Flat character-
She remains the same in the book, creates more emotion and qusetions in the book. Takumi Hikohitoska- Flat character-
However we learn more infromation about him as the book progresses which makes him interesting. Point of View The book takes place from Pudge's point of view
1st person, told by Pudge Represents her mother, Because her mother gave her that type of white flower before she died. Cigarettes: She smokes to die "Alaska" Her name, she chose it when she was seven because she saw Alaska on the globe and wanted to be big like Alaska and it was far away from home. Theme The theme in "Looking For Alaska", would be that there is more to life and more to understand. you have to go find the "Great Perhaps" and try to understand it. Understanding and seeking your true purpose in life. Plot Exposition When Miles leaves his house and moves to Culver Creek Boarding School Rising Action When Miles meets his roomate The colonel
He is then introduced to Alaska. Tries a Cigarette the first day bieng there. Climax When Alaska and Pudge hookup.
Then They find out About Alaska Falling Action Figuring out what really happend.
Dealing with it.
“So I know she forgives me, just as I forgive her. Thomas Edison’s last words were: ‘it’s beautiful over there.’ I don’t know where there is, but I believe it’s somewhere, and I hope it’s beautiful.” The End Irony
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