Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska

John Green

fiction young adult emotional mysterious medium-paced

221 pages | first published 2005

Description

Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to t...
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Moods

emotional 79%
sad 61%
reflective 39%
adventurous 37%
mysterious 35%
dark 32%
funny 31%
inspiring 17%
hopeful 13%
tense 11%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 8%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 26%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 18% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 41% | Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.78