Analysis Of The Last Noel, By Michael Noel

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Many people believe in “true love” and that once it is found, one will live “happily ever after.” This belief is the result of most fictional books and movies painting this idea of love always coming through and fate stepping in to give the parties involved a fairytale ending. The Last Noel by Michael Malone, however, tells a different story about not only love, but friendship as well. This book tells the story of the unlikely, but long lasting friendship between privileged Noni Tilden and the grandson of the Tilden’s lifelong maid, Kaye King. The reader watches as the two grow closer and fall apart again. The Last Noel teaches an important and truly meaningful life lesson that relationships do not always fall into place and end happily equivalent to how they do in the fictional world, but that reality is still an incredible, worthwhile adventure.
The main characters, Noni Tilden and Kaye King, are polar opposites of each other. Noni is the white
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The guy gets the girl, they realize they actually do love each other, or one of them chases after the other, catching the other at the last minute. However it ends, everything is seemingly perfect in the end and the pair will live happily ever after. In The Last Noel by Michael Malone however, the story shows a different, more realistic ending where fate does not step in to keep people together. The books tells the story of the lifelong friendship between the main characters Noni Tilden and Kaye King. As the two grow up together, they also fall in love with each other, but unlike the expectations of the fictional world, Noni and Kaye do not end up together. Their friendship though is what makes their relationship as wonderful as it is. The more realistic ending taught an important life lesson that relationships do not come together and end happily similar to how it is seen in most fictional books and movies, but they are still

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