The Fault in Our Stars Setting & Symbolism

John Green (author)
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Indiana

Indiana is the state where the novel takes place. It is the state where both Hazel and Augustus are born and raised. Additionally, because Indiana is such a popular state for basketball, it provides the foundation as to why Augustus plays basketball in high school—to please his father.

Church

The church is where the cancer support group meets. Hazel refers to the room where the group meets as "the heart of Jesus." The church is where Hazel and Augustus meet. It is also the location where Augustus has his pre-funeral with Hazel and Isaac giving his eulogy.

An Imperial Affliction

An Imperial Affliction is Hazel's favorite book. The author is Peter Von Houten. The books is about a girl suffering from a blood cancer that starts a charitable organization to raise money for a cause other than cancer. Hazel reads the book over and over...

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