What is Theme in Literature? (via Global Mysteries)


Always some good writing tips on this blog. Thaks Nancy.

What is Theme in Literature? Defining theme in fiction can be difficult. Sometimes it helps to define what it is not. It is not the plot (what characters do). It is not the story subject (the topic the author writes about). It is not usually stated directly. Now that we know what theme is not, let’s examine what it is. The theme of a book is an idea about life or human nature or elements of society that the author shares with her readers. Often it is the lesson or moral unde … Read More

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