Maybe we've lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we've found each other.

My students love how organized the handouts are and enjoy tracking the themes as a class.” You showed me what it was like to care for another and I am a better man because of it. In one sense, The Notebook is similar to a medieval morality play, and Noah is a contemporary "Everyman." They're driven by instinct, and this isn't their place.

"I don't understand what you want with them," I would say, but she would just ignore me. Rain begins to fall.

He proceeds to remind her of her illness again, though he reassures her that they can do anything with the love they share. "We'll find a way to be together. He would be a kind husband to her, and she would be a good wife.

(including LitCharts Teacher Editions. In one sense, The Notebook is similar to a medieval morality play, and Noah is a contemporary "Everyman."

Study Guides Allie's mother comes and talks to both Allie and Noah.

I know the swans from up north migrate to Lake Mattamuskeet every winter, but I guess they came here this time. It was written by Allie. Early on, he'd learned to enjoy simple things, things that couldn't be bought, and he had a hard time understanding people who felt otherwise.But he had been in love once, that he knew. After revealing to Allie that he does not think their relationship will work, an argument ensues, leading Allie to break up with Noah in the heat of the moment.

...and paints a scene of the shops below—and then she completes a thoughtful sketch of

"My students can't get enough of your charts and their results have gone through the roof." The characters in a morality play were symbolic representations used to illustrate an idea; Noah represents true, faithful, committed love. […] It makes me feel alive when I look at it. Teachers and parents! An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. ""Poets often describe love as an emotion that we can't control, one that overwhelms logic and common sense. "Almost a year. They think he's perfect, and in a lot of ways he is. As the sun comes up on a frigid winter morning, 80-year-old

Allie has long told herself that while passion fades, companionship lasts forever—but now, with

I been watchin' you, workin' day and night, slavin' so hard you barely have time to catch your breath. Allie and Noah get back together – FINALLY!

In spite of all the setbacks Alzheimer’s has brought, however, . She said to me, 'I'm sure you think that I don't understand what you're going through, but I do. There is beauty where we sit this afternoon, Allie and I. That status is more important than feelings. Maybe they got off track or something.

When Allie and Noah return to her parents' mansion, it is revealed that due to their difference in social class, Allie's parents, particularly her mother Anne, never approved of their relationship and forbid her from seeing him. "[Noah] turned his head in the same direction as hers while he wondered about the small talk and what she was holding back.“Thanks, that's nice of you. I don't know if I would do it again. The letters. But once we met, it was clear that neither of us could control what was happening to us. ""You did a wonderful job restoring it.

Anne then gives Allie the letters that Noah wrote to her as an admission that she had hidden them from Allie. He goes to find Allie, who is lying in bed and recognizes him. She picks up Allie and drives her to show her the man …