Love Buries a Spring Bird
ROMANCE OTHER HISTORICAL FICTION ACTION FAMILY
Many love stories build up people and leave them happy. This love story takes people apart and leaves them shattered.
It's a story about a first love that begins with the girl on vacation with her family in the boy's village. They fall in love and the story moves into Sault Sainte Marie when she goes back home. It's about an ego-driven young man who doesn't allow anything to get in the way of reaching his goals.
There's a pregnancy scare and the boy abandons the girl and goes off to college. The girl's sick little brother dies of his affliction and her mother moves out and leaves her to live alone with her resigned father. She is heart-broken and stays home from school.
The story is set in the remote and beautiful fishing village on the shore of Lake Superior in Michigan's pristine Upper Peninsula and the nearby of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.
Based on a True Story
Plot - Premise
Plot - Other Elements
Coming of Age,Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions
Mature Audience Themes
Main Character Details
Key Traits: Charming,Clumsy,Crazy,Naive,Underdog,Visionary,Romantic
Additional Character Details
Key Traits: Complex,Empathetic,Engaging,Heartthrob,Naive,Modest,Sexy,Selfless,Romantic
Additional Character Details
Key Traits: Engaging,Selfless,Faithful,Modest,Romantic
Additional Character Details
Key Traits: Aggressive,Badass,Crazy,Narcisstic,Blunt,Outspoken
The story is about an ego-driven young man who is both bold and smart and open to new experiences. He lives in beautiful Iroquois Beach in Upper Michigan, a remote fishing village on the shore of Lake Superior.
Courtney and Jackie meet in a seaside town in Michigan, fall in love, and begin to live a youthful love story. However, Courtney's wishes and dreams begin to weigh more than his relationship with Jackie.
Authors Writing Style: GOOD
Franchise Potential: FAIR
Accuracy of Book Profile
Yes, it is accurate, but although Jackie's mother is not exemplary, I do not see her as the antagonist in the story. The antagonist here is every daily conflict that arises throughout life and ends up separating people.
Draw of Story
The beauty of youthful love, which deepens every day. The graceful way in which the author describes scenes and dialogues that sound quite natural.
I understand that it is the book's proposal, but the whole story revolves around this love story, so in some moments, it sounds repetitive. As their passion gradually grows, some chapters seem very similar.
Use of Special Effects
THE STORY DOES NOT RELY ON SPECIAL EFFECTS
Primary Hook of Story
The hook is the purity of the first love. This passion that gradually grows and makes you think that the relationship will last forever. This feeling inherent in first love is a poetic and almost universal hook.
Yes. The fusion of personal drama, with youthful love, with individual wishes that conflict with a life together is strong enough to achieve awards if properly adapted. The line here is tenuous between an intriguing and poetic dramatic romance, and a sugary love story that can look tiring. It all depends on how it is explored.
The two lovers, who live their own individual dilemmas while seeking to keep the love alive, have the power to attract a fanbase, if the story doesn't sound too sugary or too clichéd. The dramatic load and the romance in the right measure are points that keep the interest here.
Similar Films/TV Series
NORMAL PEOPLE (SERIES): A COUPLE FALLS IN LOVE, BUT THEY REALIZE THAT FOLLOWING DIFFERENT PATHS IS ESSENTIAL FOR THEIR GROWTH, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BECOMES INCREASINGLY TROUBLED. BLUE VALENTINE: A COUPLE LIVES IN A TROUBLED RELATIONSHIP DUE TO DEAN'S PROBLEMS.
What’s New About the Story
t is not exactly original because it is a love story with a sad ending that has been seen before, but the universe built for the story, the moderate pace that shows the growth of love gradually, makes it more unique.
The main characters are ordinary teenagers but with prominent personalities. Jackie and Cortney, if well built for the audiovisual medium, have the potential to be memorable.
Uniqueness of Story
It is not because it is quite difficult to achieve this title when portraying a love story with an unhappy ending. It is a widely used plot, which sets precedents for large comparisons. But the tone and pace are interesting and make the story more unique.
Film - Indie, Film - Streaming
The slow and gradual but still exciting rhythm in which this young couple falls in love is poetic and beautiful enough to keep us connected to the story. The first love narrative also has an interesting hook since it is a universal and nostalgic plot. The characters are simple but well designed to the point we recognize their personalities. Dialogue lines are plain, short, and sometimes seem to be said for pure education, hiding the interlocutor's real intention, which makes these lines more credible. Secondary conflicts and individual goals, which end up affecting the central plot, are internal and consistent with the story's tone. The gradual growth of love and the beginning of the end, which is also not abrupt, without great beats or reactions, shows a more restrained, more patient, and reserved love, once again linking tone to the plot. It would sound absurdly repetitive and boring for other stories, but for this one, it sounds correct. It is in line with the narrative proposal. In adapting to an audiovisual medium, much would certainly have to be changed in order for the story to maintain the same pace and interest. The central plot could indeed have some breaths provided by subplots, but in general, it is an interesting story for the genre.