Posted on: October 10, 2014

Word of the day: Theme

Word of the day: Theme

WORD OF THE DAY: Theme

Theme (noun): the main subject that is being discussed or described in a piece of writing, a movie, etc. (“Theme”, 2014, para. 1)

Examples:

  • The quest for power is the underlying theme of the film.
  • A constant theme in his novels is religion.
  • The playwright skillfully brings together various themes. (“Theme,” 2014, para.2)

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Reference

Theme. (2014). In Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/theme