FC: Molly Price 6th English 1
1: Dear John
2: Nicholas | Sparks | Romance
3: Wilmington, North Carolina
4: John Tyree was walking up the beach one day when a girls hand bag gets dropped into the water. Without thinking, he jumps off the pier and retrieves her bag. When he returns it to the girl , Savannah, she wants to make it up to him. She introduces him to her friends and they slowly fall in love. When John is called back to war they write to each other when they can. But can letters really keep them together?
5: The moral of the story is that you shouldn't fall in love to quickly and that you cant trust everyone to keep their promises. Some things just happen and you can't do anything about it. John learned this lesson in the novel when he got back from the war.
6: John Tyree- The main character whose point of view is used in the book. John is in the army and lives with his father when he is not on call. He first meets Savannah when he helps her on the beach.
7: Savannah Curtis- Small town girl from Lenoir. She is visiting Wilmington because of her work with habitat for humanity. Very sweet and well rounded girl at the beginning.
8: Savannah is worried about John going to war.- (internal) John misses Savannah while he is at war- (internal) Johns dad is sick.-(internal) Savannah writes to John and breaks up with him.- (external) Johns dad dies.- (external) Savannah marries Tim and John finds out.- (external) Tim is dying.- (external) John leaves Savannah and never sees her again.- (external) | Conflicts
9: Resolutions | Savannah makes sure to write to John and she knows hes okay. John keeps a picture of her and takes it everywhere with him. John leaves to take care of him. When he has to go back he puts him in a special care home. John tries to forget about Savannah. He leaves his base to attend his funeral and sells his house. John makes peace with Tim. John sells his dads house and donated the money to him. John plans to be in the army untill he dies.
10: Nicholas sparks is a best selling romance author. He has lived in Minnesota, Nebraska, and California. He has a brother and a diseased sister (2000).Sparks went to The University of Notre Dame with a track and field scholarship. He has written The Notebook, A Walk To Remember, The Rescue, The Guardian, The Wedding and many more!
11: I think this book was amazing. Nicholas Sparks did a great job writing the story and creating the characters. I did not like the ending though. Sad endings are not what i like to read. Everything else in the novel was great. I would recommend this book to anyone and everyone.