The Question and Answer section for Looking for Alaska is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Miles “Pudge” Halter is the new student at the prestigious Culver Creek Preparatory School in Birmingham, Alabama. Unpopular at his old school, Pudge is nervous about making new friends.
He barfed on her after getting hit with a basketball by "the Beast".
Alaska loves these two lines from the poet W. C. Auden: “You shall love your crooked neighbor / With your crooked heart.” What do these lines mean to you and why do you think Alaska likes them so much?
Hi Yasmine! :D
The character Alaska finds these lines fascinating because it relates to her love of others. She interprets it as "'birds of a feather flock together' Or from the bible: 'Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye...