History Literature / TheFaultInOurStars

26th Jun '17 1:17:40 PM JamesAustin
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[[caption-width-right:290:"I can't tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity."]]
->''I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.''

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[[caption-width-right:290:"I [[caption-width-right:290:''"I can't tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity."]]
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->''"I
fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.''"''
25th Jun '17 11:25:07 AM Jayalaw
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* AdultFear: Hazel frets about the negative effect that her cancer has on her loved ones, especially her parents. She also discusses how most cancer tropes just limit you to a character who exists for their disease to be romanticized.
** Hazel's parents have witnessed their daughter nearly die in the ICU when she was thirteen, and her mother was sobbing that she would no longer be a mom anymore. Later on, in the novel and movie she screams out in pain and they have to take her to the hospital in the middle of the night, when her dad has to carry her. Hazel is extremely relieved when her mother says [[spoiler:she's looking into social work to help other families going through a similar situation, and that she will always be Hazel's mom no matter what happens.]]
** Meanwhile Gus's parents are also looking out for him, but Gus DrivesLikeCrazy, insists on going on a trip without them [[spoiler:after finding out his cancer has returned]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking carries around unlit cigarettes]]. We see rather than hear that they try to be optimists, with the motivational posters at his house, while they indulge Gus's wishes like buying a nice suit for him to wear in case he didn't survive his first operation.
23rd May '17 3:25:00 PM Skyte100
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** A kind of [[MindScrew mind screwy]] subversion is that this is actually true, wrong, and backwards all the the same time. Two sets of infinity can be the same, just as easy as one can be bigger than the other. 0 to 1 could be the same, smaller, or BIGGER than 0 to 2. It really depends on what definition of infinity you use and who you ask.
9th Apr '17 4:02:23 PM NightShade96
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* LaughOfLove: Hazel and Augustus tend to do this quite frequently around each other, [[spoiler:at least until Augustus' condition worsens, eventually resulting in his death.]]
5th Apr '17 1:55:31 PM Jhonny
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* FreestateAmsterdam: Mostly averted (Creator/JohnGreen ''really'' likes Amsterdam and goes whenever chance he gets), although the 16-year-old protagonists are served champagne in a restaurant quite openly.

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* FreestateAmsterdam: Mostly averted (Creator/JohnGreen ''really'' likes Amsterdam and goes whenever chance he gets), although the 16-year-old protagonists are served champagne in a restaurant quite openly. Which, at the time the book came out, was perfectly legal under Dutch law.
20th Nov '16 5:16:21 AM darkchiefy
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* Egging: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.

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* Egging: {{Egging}}: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.
20th Nov '16 5:15:40 AM darkchiefy
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* Egging: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.
18th Nov '16 5:19:19 AM yaytropes
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** In German it's called "Das Schicksal ist ein mieser Verräter" meaning "Destiny is a mean traitor".
7th Sep '16 8:25:49 PM Anddrix
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* MiseryPoker: Forms rather large (but unspoken) part of the Cancer Support Group experience. People with more serious cancers tend to get more respect automatically, and people with "lesser" forms of cancer (like appendicial cancer) are somewhat looked down upon.



* MiseryPoker: Forms rather large (but unspoken) part of the Cancer Support Group experience. People with more serious cancers tend to get more respect automatically, and people with "lesser" forms of cancer (like appendicial cancer) are somewhat looked down upon.
4th Sep '16 9:28:03 AM gemmabeta2
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* MiseryPoker: Forms rather large (but unspoken) part of the Cancer Support Group experience. People with more serious cancers tend to get more respect automatically, and people with "lesser" forms of cancer (like appendicial cancer) are somewhat looked down upon.
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