Thematic Concerns

THEMES

When a writer creates a story, there is something that he/she wants to communicate to the reader or listener. This message is called a theme. Usually, poems and short stories and poems may contain one or two themes but novels and plays, usually have many themes.

A theme is not stated directly, hence, the author will use different characters and events in order to bring out the message or themes. In the play, ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’, some of the major themes that Brecht addresses are:

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Henry
5 years ago

I greatly appreciate your notes especially in the analysis of Bertolt Bretchts’ Caucasian Chalk Circle.Now am finding it hard to get Francis Imbugas’ betrayal in the City and whale rider could you please assist? Otherwise keep up the good work and feel much appreciated.

Elon Liyai
Elon Liyai
4 years ago

good stuff.. Thanks to you I got some points better illustrated on the River and the Source. The language used is also appropriate for high school students. Still waiting for The Whale Rider

rosemary akinyi
rosemary akinyi
3 years ago

Good work continue with the same spirit..you are really doing a great work! congratullations!

frank
frank
3 years ago

i am excited

neema
neema
2 years ago

thanks for the notes above,please put notes on the pearl

Pkoroi Dominic
Pkoroi Dominic
2 years ago

Have none other than saying congratulations for the analyses

Gaby Taylor
Gaby Taylor
2 years ago

Hi please could you provide notes on the thematic concerns of A view from the bridge by Miller. Thank you

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