Theme: What the masters write about

So, what themes, what one-word topics do the masters write about?  Here are a few to start us off.  (I'll add more as I read more.) 1. James Patterson’s Hope to Die The one-word theme for Hope to Die is probably hope.  Despite being shown emotionally irrefutable evidence that his wife and son were brutally … Continue reading Theme: What the masters write about

Theme: What is it?

While studying theme (something like thirty masters' worth of info), I saw that the masters have a number of ways of defining theme, with the definitions ranging from one all-encompassing word to whole formulas that describe a story in a sort of theme-premise continuum.  Originally I thought I'd combine all of these definitions into one master theme, … Continue reading Theme: What is it?