Looking For Alaska
Connecting Modern Literature to Greek Myths
Looking for alaska By john green
Looking for alaska & Greek mythology
Miles is in love with Alaska but she dies tragically before their relationship can develop into anything more. After Alaska's death, Miles blamed himself for it and thought that he could have saved her.
Connections to characters:
Hermes is mischievous and the trickster of the gods. Alaska likes to do pranks on the "Weekday Warriors" In the book.
She is like Hercules because both of them were self-distructive. Hercuels took out his rage on his family and hurt and eventually killed them. Alaska hurt the ones close to her and because of her actions, she herself died.
Miles "Pudge" Halter
In the myth Theseus, Theseus must go into a labyrinth to defeat the minotaur.