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John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ presents romantic tragedy

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John Green, popular video blogger and founder of VidCon, authored “The Fault in Our Stars,” a romantic tragedy presenting the relationship of two teen cancer patients.

Hazel Grace, a 16-year-old girl diagnosed with cancer of the lungs, falls in love with Augustus Waters, a 17-year-old patient in remission. The two young lovers share an unusual relationship as both have suffered the pains of chemotherapy and the side effects of it.

The pair is able to spend much  time together because of their group therapy sessions, homeschool scheduling and driver’s licenses.

When they develop an obsession with a novel they both enjoyed, Hazel and Augustus pursue its author in hopes of meeting him.

“The Fault in Our Stars” is recommended for the teen-aged population. Its romantic themes can apply to most adolescents experiencing relationships for the first time. Green’s complex vocabulary also provides interesting descriptions and witty conversations that are amusing.

Readers are sure to enjoy Green’s enthralling storyline and be unable to put the book down. The romantic tragedy brings it audience to tears in its tragic, yet hopeful, plot.

Aina Katsikas, Editor, Reporter

Aina Katsikas is a senior and second-year member of the Ka Leo staff. She is an 11-year veteran of the Academy and is currently Student Body president....

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John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ presents romantic tragedy