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At the beginning of the novel, Quentin and Margo struggles to finish the mission

that Margo made for the last day that she hangs out with Quentin. However, as she goes missing the next day, Quentin struggles to decipher the clues that Margo left behind, trying to find Margo’s location. Later, the conflict deals with whether Quentin and his friends are able to find the right location of Margo or not.

Rising Action: Quentin and Margo meet at a random night when Margo sneaks into Quentin’s room. Since then, Quentin follows Margo on her adventurous mission for revenge of her boy friend cheating. Quentin and Margo get closer which makes Quentin to feel like he is going to be close friends with her since that day. However,

Margo goes missing the next day, leaving only few clues for Quentin to search for herself.

Climax: Quentin and his friends, Ben, Radar, and Lacey, find few clues at Margo’s room when her parents goes away. At her room, they find Walt Whitman’s book, Leaves of Grass, and find few quotes that are highlighted. With only the quotation clues, Quentin finds a location clue at his house and head to the location in search of Margo. There, he finds maps that are connected with holes from the pins. At last, he finds out that she is at Algoe, New York, and heads to Algoe with his friends on a road trip.

Falling Action: After driving for a day, continuously, Quentin and his friends arrive

at Algoe, New York where Margo is. They see Margo writing down stuffs in her

black notebook. Margo is surprised to see that Quentin was able to find her but she soon recognizes their effort and starts to explain about herself.