The Fault in Our Stars Themes

John Green (author)
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One of the primary themes running through the novel is relationships. The two primary relationships the novel tackles are romantic relationships and relationships between friends.

Friendship is one of the primary types of relationships the novel tackles. Hazel struggles with her friendships as a cancer survivor. Before getting sick, Hazel attended school and had typical teenage friendships. While she was undergoing cancer treatments, Hazel's parents pulled her out of school and Hazel earned her GED. Hazel still maintains a friendship with Kaitlyn, one of her friends from high school. their friendship has changed, however, because of what Hazel has gone through with her illness.

Ever since Hazel got sick, she has had a hard time making friends. Her mother is always urging her to go out and make new friends, but Hazel is resistant to the idea because she knows she is dying. All of this changes when...

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