Analysis Of The Book ' The Notebook ' Essay

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A romantic drama film is a genre that explores the difficult aspects that come with love. The plot usually includes two people that are in love that can’t be together the way they want to be due to obstacles. The obstacles in a romantic drama film can include a family 's disapproval, to forbidden love, to one 's own psychological restrictions. The Notebook is a movie based on a best-selling novel that was written by author Nicholas Sparks. This is a love story that is composed of a series of obstacles between two young people that are madly in love with each other. It perfectly fits and displays the criteria for a successful romantic drama film because it includes the complexity of love, and elicits emotions.
In The Notebook there are countless obstacles between the two main characters that are in love. This allows the movie to fit into the drama aspect of the genre, displaying the complexity of their love. Complex love includes the drama, and difficulties of a relationship, while still being closely connected to the romantic parts of a relationship. This is prevalent in The Notebook. Allie and Noah, played by well-known actors Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, were two people from different social classes. Allie was from a wealthy, privileged upper-class family while Noah was making around 40 cents an hour at a lumber yard job. While love is not confined to the amount of money that each person has, in the 1940’s, which is the setting of the movie, social
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