Paper Towns by John Green Alyssa mastroieni 4 A/c

Published: October 16, 2008

Settingstarts off in Orlando, Florida and ends up in Agloe, New York

Brief Plot Summary: One night, a girl named Margo and her old friend from when they were little, Quentin, spend the night pranking all of the people that have betrayed her in the past. The day after, Margo goes missing and is nowhere to be found, but leaves clues only Quentin would understand. Quentin really likes her, so the book is mostly about his mission and journey to find her with the help of his friends.

About the Author: John Green is 39 years old. He is a writer, vlogger, producer, and actor. He is best known for his book and movie ¨The Fault in Our Stars¨ and ¨Looking for Alaska.¨

Main Characters

1) Quentin ¨Q¨ Jacobsen- protagonist/narrator of the story and has a crush on Margo.

2) Margo Roth Speigelman- calls herself ¨paper girl¨, assertive, runs away from home (travels with Q and Ben)

3) Ben Starling- one of Quentin´s bestfriends, travels with Margo and Q and his girlfriend Lacey

Writing Style

I liked how the author wrote from Quentin´s point of view so you could connect with how he´s feeling.

About the Story

I liked how the book was fun and adventurous. I disliked how it ended.

Theme and Literary Elements

The theme of the book is exploration and friendship. The main literary elements that were used were foreshadowing and imagery.

Link to Goodreads:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6442769-paper-towns?from_search=true

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