Comparsion of Films: The Notebook and Fried Green Tomatoes

2877 Words Jan 26th, 2018 12 Pages
We soon learn that he is living at the facility to be close to his wife, Allie who has Alzheimer’s. Allie is introduced to Noah, and he offers to read her a story. They are in the sunroom at the nursing home, and unbeknownst to her he begins to read her a love story. Due to Allie’s disease she is unaware that the story she is listening to is her own read by her true love. Noah begins to share about the summer romance that began one night in the 1940’s at a carnival. We see Allie and Noah fall madly in love only to be torn apart by her parents that do not believe he is worthy of their daughter because of his place in society. Allie’s parents take her away from the love of her life to focus on school, and to find a socially acceptable husband for their daughter. Noah cannot forget Allie so easily and writes to her everyday for a year. When he doesn’t hear back from her we see them both move on with their lives.
Allie moves on with her life attending college, volunteering as nurse’s aide for wounded soldiers. While in the hospital she meets a solider that is acceptable to her parents, and they become engaged. Meanwhile, Noah has joined the Army, lost his best friend, and returned from war to find out that his father has sold his house. This allows Noah the funds to buy a run down old house that he has always wanted to restore. It was Allie’s dream…
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