Paper Towns Setting & Symbolism

John Green (author)
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Paper Town

While the meaning of the term changes throughout the book, the final conception of paper town is a fake town on a map that cartographers once placed on maps as "copyright traps" to locate plagiarists.

Grass

Imagery taken from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself," which represents a number of things, especially the extent to which human beings are spiritually and imaginatively connected.

Margo's Black Notebook

This is the notebook that remains a mystery throughout much of the book but which records Margo's elaborate story about her, Q, and Robert Joyner.

Orlando, Florida

This is the home town for the book's main characters.

Jefferson High

This is Q and Margo's high school.

Quentin's Window

This is the place where Q viewed Margo for years and the portal through which she entered his life again and left him his first clue.

RHAPAW

This is Ben's car.

Senior Prom

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