Looking for Alaska is a novel by John Green about a teenage boy who attends a boarding school in Alabama. He befriends two other students, Chip and Alaska, and the three of them go through a lot of life changes together. The novel deals with themes of love, loss, grief, and friendship. It received largely positive reviews from critics and remains popular today.
This essay explores the relationship between mental illness and gun violence among teens. It looks at both sides of the argument and examines the evidence that supports each viewpoint. Ultimately, it concludes that though mental illness does play a role in gun violence, it is not the sole cause. There are many other factors that must be taken into account when trying to prevent gun violence in this population.