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What is the crisis and climax in Looking for Alaska?

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John Greene's young adult novel, Looking for Alaska details the existential search for identity and meaning. Throughout the narrative, there is a crisis of personality with main characters such as Miles Halter, who seeks meaning in the last words of famous persons and the enigmatic Alaska Young, deeply troubled by her guilt over her mother's death, who also quotes famous last lines, especially attracted to those of General Símon Bolívar’s words, “How...

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