"Alice Walker's The Color Purple weaves an intricate mosaic of women joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them, and the children they care for."
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Theme of Family
family - Celie comes from a large, poor family. Her mother is perpetually pregnant and frustrated with her numerous siblings. Because of this large family, Celie is often left alone and with her terrifyingly violent father.
The explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or expression, as distinguished from the ideas or meanings associated with it or suggested by it; the association or set of associations that a word usually elicits for most speakers of a language, as distinguished from those elicited for any individual speaker because of personal experience.
In literature it is used as a technique of indicating, as through character or plot development, an intention or attitude opposite to that which is actually or seemingly stated.
The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term and thus determining the range of objects to which that term may be applied; comprehension; intension.
Theme is the dominant idea that a writer is trying to convey to his readers in a work of literature.
The creation and convincing representation of fictitious characters.