There are many themes in Looking for Alaska , death, guilt, independence, meaning of life, founding out yourself and many more. Death the main theme in the book because this is what everything in the book revolves around. From Alaska’s mother’s death, to Miles’ trying to find out what happens when you die.
Climax . The climax of this story occurs when one of the main characters, Alaska , dies. After a night spent drinking heavily, she suddenly remembers that it’s the anniversary of her mother’s death. As a child, Alaska had witnessed her mother suffer an aneurysm which she had quickly parished from.
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.
Takumi’s worst day was when he was going to see his grandmother in Japan, but she unexpectedly died in a car accident, so instead of seeing her for vacation, he went to her funeral. Alaska’s worst day : the day after her mom took her to the zoo, she found her mom fallen over at the kitchen table after school.
At the beginning of the novel at least, smoking represents fitting in for Miles. For the Colonel and Alaska , smoking cigarettes is a way of defying authority—something the Colonel makes very clear when he smokes in front of the Pelham police officer.
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.
A suicide because she killed herself with wanting to die in mind, but also because she was so impulsive, it was an accident.
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss’ environmental kid’s book was banned in 1989 in a California school because it was believed to portray logging in a poor light and would turn children against the foresting industry.
Read it. It sends a message and many kids don’t enjoy reading. 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.
Upon impact, the steering wheel crushed her chest, killing her instantly. Was Alaska’s Death An Accident?