Springtime a La Carte is more of a short story that emphasizes on the finer details of surroundings than the characters themselves. Going through the whole story, one can feel the intensity if love between Walter and Sarah. And yet there isnt much said about their love except the part of the daffodils, and that they met in summer. Being a short story it captures, the high intensity of emotions of both the characters, Sarah's struggle of making it big in New York, very well. And moreover the romanticism is top class. You can fall in love jus by reading this classic short story.