“It’s just so real- the shapes, the shadows, the substance.” (P. “A strange combination, he was complicated, almost contradictory in so many ways.” By using alliteration Sparks was able to add emphasis to a passage that may have otherwise been overlooked.63) This quote is taken from the beginning of the book in which Noah is talking to Allie about the painting that she did for him many years ago before her family moved away. The repetition of the consonants catches the readers eye and makes the sentence more intense.192) Nicholas Sparks novel, The Notebook, uses descriptive language, universal themes, and well developed characters to examine one mans love and devotion for a woman.Throughout the novel, Sparks uses descriptive language such as similes to heighten passages.He uses similes most often when Noah is thinking about Allie.“He could feel her skin, soft and tender as newborn baby’s. 116) In this quote Noah and Allie are walking with each other.
Sparks also used alliteration through out his novel.They held each other tightly, making it real, both of them letting the fourteen years of separation dissolve in the deepening twilight.” (P.38) This quote was from the beginning of the book were Allie and Noah are finally reunited.The main characters of the novel are ordinary people.Noah Calhoun is the son of lumber-man, and Allie Nelson is from a well-to-do family.In the novel, The Notebook, Sparks chooses to have one theme be cherishing time that you have to spend with loved ones. Noah went to Allie’s room everyday to read to her from the notebook that he had kept over their life together.“So once again, just as I do everyday, I begin to read the notebook aloud, hoping that she can hear it, in the hope that the miracle that had come to dominate my life will once again prevail. 5) The theme of cherishing the time that you have to spend with loved ones really makes the reader think as the read about the life that Noah and Allie led with one another.It was refreshing to see that even after all the time that had passed and despite the separate lives that they had lived, they were still able to see one another and feel as if no time had passed at all.At this point in the novel, Allie was engaged to another man. The Notebook is always to remember; it is a chance to meet each other again. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, every day we are together is the greatest day of my life. is the book which turns our minds into a deep ocean of fabulous feelings and heart-rending events.