Theme<br />What is theme?<br />How do we find a theme?<br />What are themes of “Lord of the Flies?”<br />
What is theme?<br />A subject or topic of discourse.<br />A specific and distinctive quality, characteristic, or concern.<...
Examples of Themes<br />“The Lion King”- Circle of life. We get what we deserve is the moral of the story. <br />
How do we find a theme?<br />Ask yourself, “Why would the author write this work?”<br />Make notes of events or characters...
A Theme of “Lord of the Flies”<br />It has multiple themes, but I’m only going to give you one, find the others as you rea...
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  1. 1. Theme<br />What is theme?<br />How do we find a theme?<br />What are themes of “Lord of the Flies?”<br />
  2. 2. What is theme?<br />A subject or topic of discourse.<br />A specific and distinctive quality, characteristic, or concern.<br />The message or moral of a story. <br />The lesson of the story. What we should learn from the story. <br />A story can have multiple themes.<br />
  3. 3. Examples of Themes<br />“The Lion King”- Circle of life. We get what we deserve is the moral of the story. <br />
  4. 4. How do we find a theme?<br />Ask yourself, “Why would the author write this work?”<br />Make notes of events or characters that stand out and seem unusual, awkward, weird.<br />Look for patterns or reoccurring symbols. <br />Follow the protagonist/antagonist and what he/she learns. What mistakes does he/she make?<br />
  5. 5. A Theme of “Lord of the Flies”<br />It has multiple themes, but I’m only going to give you one, find the others as you read.<br />Individualism vs. Community; Discuss in groups.<br />

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