Miles just eats pretzels with them because he’s not the hugest fan of drinking. Alaska wants to play Truth or Dare, and she dares Miles to make out with her. So they kiss , and Miles uses his newfound skills to touch her breasts, and Alaska falls asleep; as she sleeps, Miles tells her he loves her.
There’s the beautiful and suffering Alaska Young (Kristine Froseth) and her friends Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer), Chip, aka the Colonel (Denny Love), and Takumi (Jay Lee). By the seventh episode , we learn Alaska was the one who died in the accident.
The Eagle made a deal with Alaska that he would not expel her if she told him everything she knew. Because Alaska did not want to get expelled, she told The Eagle that Marya and Paul were drunk in her room. Marya must have done something to Alaska to make her so angry that she would rat her out .
A suicide because she killed herself with wanting to die in mind, but also because she was so impulsive, it was an accident.
In the YA novel and show, Alaska dies in a heart-wrenching car accident the night she leaves Culver Creek in a panic. In a panic, Alaska leaves Culver Creek as Pudge and the Colonel help her by distracting the dean without much resistance.
He splits happenings into before Alaska’s death and after Alaska’s death. For him, there are only these two time intervals. Miles obsessive love towards Alaska , a girl he could never be with, becomes most apparent after her death.
Pudge and Lara have a disastrous date, which ends with Pudge having a mild concussion and throwing up on Lara’s pants. Alaska and Pudge drink, smoke, and do many things together , causing him to fall in love with her, despite the complications of their relationships.
Great book, nothing that should worry parents though. Something about drugs sex and alcohol intrigues teens to read more. It’s a very good book and I would recommend it to anyone over the age of 12 .
Alaska’s last words to me were ‘To be continued’, and so I choose the labyrinth, even if there’s no way out, even if we’re all going, even if everything falls apart.” As one final prank, Alaska’s friends steal the bench and install it at the smoking hole, as she’d have wanted. Life goes on, as it must.
1 most challenged book of 2015. As for why Looking for Alaska was banned , one of the main reasons is some people consider the book to be sexually explicit. More specifically, Looking for Alaska was challenged and banned because it includes a scene wherein Miles and his girlfriend-of-one-day Lara engage in oral sex.
The idea of the book , the deep crux of it, is the tragedy of Miles’s inability to see outside himself, the frustration that he can’t ever envision Alaska as a real, human person. It’s sad that Miles is so limited, and that’s precisely the point. It’s infuriating and wrong that Alaska can’t tell her own story.
On a smoking walk in the woods, Takumi tells Miles that it was Alaska who ratted out her former roommate, Marya , and her roommate’s boyfriend, Paul .
Alaska had ratted because the Eagle had discovered her with alcohol. She had agreed to rat to save herself from expulsion.
As the group leaves the hearing, The Eagle shoots Alaska a meaningful look. It is revealed that she is the rat: after The Eagle caught her burying bottles of wine in the woods, she ratted out Paul and Marya to avoid expulsion. Alaska rejoins her friends, shaking off her doubts. Miles goes to see Dr.