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 Meanings and Examples of THEME
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theme
 n.  subject of conversation or discussion; topic; essay
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  Some words of this conversation must have reached Wilson swaying in the office door, for suddenly a new theme found voice among his gasping cries.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  His manly beauty and more than common gracefulness were instantly the theme of general admiration, and the laugh which his gallantry raised against Marianne received particular spirit from his exterior attractions.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
3  Yes, perhaps I ought to mention," said Herbert, who had become curiously crestfallen and meek, since we entered on the interesting theme, "that she is rather below my mother's nonsensical family notions.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
4  It is not much to give to the theme that so long filled my heart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVII
5  Then, he's such a generous, fine, noble fellow,' said I, quite carried away by my favourite theme, 'that it's hardly possible to give him as much praise as he deserves.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
6  My reflections on this theme were still in progress when dinner was announced.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
7  I believe the theme of this incomprehensible conundrum was the moon.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
8  It was pleasant weather, and on the road we made my domestic happiness the theme of conversation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
9  I expressed my regret for having innocently touched upon a theme that roused him so much.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
10  You and your aunt will excuse me, Copperfield, if I touch upon a painful theme, as I greatly fear I shall,' said Traddles, hesitating; 'but I think it necessary to bring it to your recollection.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
11  Zeena answered in her every-day tone and, warming to the theme, regaled them with several vivid descriptions of intestinal disturbances among her friends and relatives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
12  Still Lily did not speak, and he continued, warming with his theme: "Tell you what it is, though, that kind of woman costs more than all the rest of 'em put together.'"
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
13  Out of the dusk her violin took up the organ theme, and the candle-light revealed her in a straight golden frock, her arm arched to the bow, her lips serious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  Their talk was nothing but improvisations on the theme: "I never did like this Haydock."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
15  From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  Stamp collecting was the theme of his talk.
17  We seem to be straying from the main theme of the debate.
18  The strength of anthropology is its diversity of approach and perspective, unified by a common theme: the study of human variation and adaptability.
19  The theme of the ceremony is Isles of Wonder and draws much of its inspiration from Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
20  His letters were always on the theme of love.
21  "What tale do you like best to hear?" "Oh, I have not much choice! They generally run on the same theme -- courtship; and promise to end in the same catastrophe--marriage."
22  In this essay, the author examines the theme of pretense in Hamlet , or the contrast between illusion and reality.
23  I'm not sure which is more implausible, the notion that people would ever get blasé about a 40-foot-high, formerly extinct reptile or that a theme park would try to boost its revenue in such a wildly risky way.
24  The derelict theme park where Jurassic World's dinos roam
25  The marches are a rekindling of a regular tactic during last year's student unrest and are anchored on the same theme: anger over government increases in the cost of education.
26  Andy Williams was part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s, with easy listening hits like "Moon River," the "Love Story" theme and "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" from his beloved Christmas TV specials.
27  The film is rated R for language and adult themes.
28  The poem encapsulates many of the central themes of her writing.
29  One of the main themes of TQM is employee involvement.