Synonyms of 'theme'
(in literature, music, or art) an idea, image, or motif, repeated or developed throughout a work or throughout an artist's careerThe need to strengthen the family has become a recurrent theme.
the main idea or topic in a discussion or lectureThe novel's central theme is the conflict between men and women.
It was I who first raised the subject of moving to Canada.
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
This conflict forms the matter of the play.
text, , ,
His work served as the text of secret debates.
His central thesis is that it's crucial to document as many dying languages as possible.
the keynotes of their foreign policy
He related the gist of his conversation to us.
through-line (Australian, US, Canadian)
a short essay, esp. one set as an exercise for a student
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in the sense of composition
a written exercise
Write a composition on the subject `What I Did on My Holidays'.
in the sense of dissertation
a written thesis, usually required for a higher degree
He is currently writing a dissertation.
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