Looking For Alaska
By: John Green
Quotes & Explanations
-When mile's was at his old school he was lonely but now that he got to culver's creek he found friends and found a better place.
"But we knew what could be found out, and in finding out, she had made us closer-the Colonel and Takumi and me, anyway. And that was it, she didn't leave me enough to discover her, but she left me enough to rediscover the greater perhaps" (212)
-By Alaska's death, everyone became closer with each other.
"Thomas Edison's last words were: "It's very beautiful over there." I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful." (221)
-He hopes that Alaska is happy in place that she is.
Death is always mentioned in this story. Miles remembers famous peoples last words and Alaska is obsessed with the thought of death.
Open- They talk openly about a lot of their beliefs and their thoughts
Devastating- Alaska dies
New- They just met