The Great Perhaps In ‘Looking For Alaska’ By John Green: Existentialism In Young Adult Fiction

Looking for Alaska

“The Great Perhaps, or ”Existentialism, in ‘Looking for Alaska’ by John Green **This article contains spoilers from the book ‘Looking for Alaska’ by John Green. You have been warned.** The movement began in the 1940s and 1950s, heralded by Jean-Paul Sartre, Martin Heidegger, and Friedrich Nietzsche, primarily in France. It emerged as a reaction to […]

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Love and Acceptance in a Heteronormative Society: Themes in Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Scene from Love Simon, adapted from Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens

Written by Becky Albertalli, this YA book is popular for how it deals with LGBTQ+ themes through its central character, Simon. Explore the interconnected themes of love and acceptance in  Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda below. Published in 2015, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda has been penned by Becky Albertalli, an American author […]

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