Cameron Timmons

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Ali personally, I felt she couldn't stand to be ordinary. Just like Margo in Paper Town who is afraid of realizing she's like everyone else: a paper girl.
In Alaska's case, her mother's death has always made her different and interesting because she has been carrying around this "deep dark secret" and hasnt be able to (nor wanted to) get over it.
The night she forgets about the anniversary of her mother's death, she realizes she's moved on, and that she is happy in her life. If she forgets her mother, it will no longer be something in her life that sets her appart from others and makes her "different", "exciting", "special".
This obsession with her own attraction makes her selfish and careless. when she rushes off to be with her dead mother, and probably ploughs into the cop car intentionally, she doesn't consider how upset everyone will be that she has died.
Janie Refocus your energy on how her friends lived and grew into their own lives after her death. Why is not the question. How is a better question.
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