Paper Towns

English IR Project

Theme: YOLO

The theme of Paper Towns by John Green is YOLO, you only live once. I know this because all Margo does is just to live and be free and spend the time on Earth that she has. Also, she convinces Quentin to be more free spirited. An example from the book that shows the theme of the story is, "My heart is really pounding," I (Quentin) said. "That's how you know you're having fun," said Margo". I can apply this theme to my life by trying something I'm scared to do or doing something out of the ordinary just for fun. I'm really scared of roller-coasters so maybe I could try going on one and facing my fears.