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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars


by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars Chapter 22 Summary

  • They go to the funeral. Hazel watches how all these people she doesn't know go up and touch the coffin.
  • Augustus's parents look super devastated, so she goes up to pay her condolences.
  • She also goes to his coffin and kisses him on the cheek. She even sneaks him some smokes.
  • She's sitting there during the service when suddenly someone talks to her. She realizes that Peter Van Houten is at the funeral.
  • She listens to Isaac's eulogy and then decides to get up and give a eulogy about the Encouragements.
  • For Augustus' parents' sake, because they're suffering so much. She doesn't want to go to the burial, but she goes because she knows it's the right thing to do.
  • After the burial, Peter Van Houten hitches a ride home with them. He tells her some cryptic stuff about how every cell is born from a previous cell. She's just over it.
  • She says she doesn't want an explanation and that she thinks he's pathetic and an alcoholic.
  • When she gets home, she goes into the bathroom and locks herself in there.
  • Her dad comes in and tells her that even though the whole thing sucks, it was a privilege to know and love Gus. And that that's how he feels about her.

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