Tag: Themes

Motif

Motif

Welcome back to the final post about Symbols, Theme and Motif. Today we’re studying Motifs. Casual readers may have an understanding of what a symbols and themes are but motifs are a little trickier. Put simply a motif is an object or idea that repeats itself.  They are very easily confused with theme and symbols.

Themes

Themes

Welcome back to my three-part series about Symbolism, Themes and Motif. Today we are focusing on Themes. What counts as a Theme, how can a theme be found and used? Google defines the word Theme as “The main idea in a piece of prose that can be directly or indirectly stated.” In laymen terms, what is …

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