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Paper Towns Characters & Character Analysis

John Green (author)
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Characters

Quentin Jacobsen

Quentin or "Q" is the main character of Paper Towns. He is the narrator who tells the story from his own perspective. Q grew up with Margo but in the later childhood, their social lives went separate ways. Q became something of a nerd, hanging around with his band geek friends, Ben and Radar. Q is thoughtful, smart, careful and level-headed. He plans carefully for the future, despite a general lack of punctuality. He can be self-absorbed and obsessive but in general he is seen as a fundamentally good, kind, intelligent and confident person.

This is all true, of course, until Margo pops into Q's life again. Q is on and off again madly in love with Margo and has made her into an ideal girl in every respect. This idealizing Margo leads to the central conflict in the book, the process where Q unravels his ideal...

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