- Check Outline, paragraphs I, II, and II
- How is theme developed?
Themes are developed by authors through the following ways:
- What happens – key events.
- Characters – character qualities, character actions and how characters respond to situations may all relate to theme.
- Character development – the ways characters change, and the lessons they learn indicate themes for the reader.
- Conflict – what causes conflict and how it is resolved links to theme.
- Relationships – the qualities which the novel shows are important for strong relationships may relate to themes.
- Dialogue and internal character thoughts – characters may say or think something which directly relates to a theme.
- Setting – how the society acts, the values of a society, the societies which are presented as evil and good indicate themes.
- Setting – some settings are symbolic, which means they represent emotions, ideas and people. What is represented might relate to a theme.
- Symbolism – symbols often relate to themes.
- Structure – the contrast between the beginning and the end can help you understand a theme. Also, focus on the ending or climax of the story. If the hero succeeds the theme is probably positive, if they lose it is probably negative, if it is a bit in between the theme probably offers up a positive and negative view of people and society.
- Share & edit thesis statements
- Using Quotes summary paraphrasing 2018
- Work on outline, paragraphs IV and V
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