I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough.
An archetypical story of the Boy Meets Girl
. They have a summer romance and are hopelessly fallen for each other. It goes to pieces as he is a working class guy and she is a socialite, with her parents not believing in their love. They split up but the love doesn't die. Seven years later, they meet up again and the sparks fly. But can they get back together again after all that happened between then and now?
Set in the 1940's, this is all told with a Framing Device
in the modern day by an old man telling an old woman a story from an old notebook.
Starring Ryan Gosling
, Gena Rowlands, James Garner and Rachel McAdams
. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. The Film of the Book
for The Notebook
, Nicholas Sparks' first published novel.
The Notebook provides examples of: