Our detailed analysis of John Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars (2012) first considers the novel's title. The title represents a reverse Shakespearean quotation and is related to the rotten injustice experienced by the two cancer-stricken teenagers Hazel and Augustus in the tragic story.
The structure and content are then explained, with the narrative divided into three parts. Furthermore, the physical and time settings of the action are examined more closely before the narrative point of view is described in detail: The first-person narrator's accounts, the dialogues, and the other elements of the narrative are examined.
The language of the novel is presented below: Youth and colloquial language, elevated language, and figurative language. Then the motif of water and the swing as a symbol of life are examined. The other recurring motif in the narrative, Hazel's favorite book An Imperial Affliction, as well as the recurring symbol, Augustus’ Fake Cigarettes, are treated separately in the Themes section. Finally, examples of the various stylistic devices are listed. At the end, we give you some of the most relevant quotes found in the novel.
Our detailed analysis of the most important aspects of the teen novel The Fault in Our Stars is a wonderful resource for delving deeper into the highly interesting story of Hazel and Augustus, two teenagers with cancer. It is written in easy-to-understand language, follows the text closely, and is backed up with appropriate and illustrative textual examples. It enables a deeper understanding of the work and offers suggestions for one's own reflections and discussions in English classes.