Plot Beat 6 – No Way 2
Allie’s mother, Anne, has been opposed to this romance from the start because of the wealth and status difference between the couple. As Noah and Allie look over the house and dream, Fin arrives as the couple is about to make love for the first time to tell them that Anne has called the police, who are on their way. They rush toward Allie’s family mansion.
Anne forbids them to ever see each other again, and in the confusion that follows, Noah walks out.
Plot Beat 7 – Inkling of Desire
Allie races after Noah, trying to convince him that no matter what her family thinks, they can find a way to make their relationship work. When Noah disagrees, they get into a huge fight that is one of the film’s most iconic and quoted scenes.
They break up, and Noah drives away. Allie has immediate regrets and wonders how she can fix the relationship.
Plot Beat 8 – Deepening Desire
Allie is told the next day that they are leaving right away and finds her stuff being packed by her mother. She tries to find Noah, but cannot, so she gives a message to Fin, asking him to find his friend and tell him that she loves him.
Fin finds Noah, and Noah immediately rushes to the Hamilton mansion, but the family is already gone. He is too late.
Plot Beat 9 – Maybe This Could Work
Still determined and in love, Noah begins to write apology letters to Allie. He writes one every day for an entire year and sends each one. However, he never hears back from her and assumes she must still be angry at him.
Plot Beat 10 – Midpoint of Love
The couple is now separated, each assuming the other remained angry at them. They each join the World War II effort.
Noah goes off to fight, and while he is in the war, his friend Fin is killed.
Allie tends to the wounded. A soldier named Lon, also a lawyer from a fairly well-off family, asks her out. She tells him to wait until he is better.