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A Few Words About Theme

By Melanie Anne Phillips
Creator StoryWeaver, Co-creator Dramatica

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Over the last twenty-five years, I’ve written thousands of articles on story structure and storytelling.  Here, I’ve gathered together a few of the best on the topic of theme.  I hope you find them illuminating in concept and practical in application.

Table of Contents

Part One

Coming Apart at the Themes

Part Two

What Exactly IS Theme?

Part Three

Theme: An Emotional Argument

Part Four

Both Sides of the Emotional Argument

Part Five

Premise Leads to Lack of Conflict

Part Six

Theme: What Are You Talking About?

Part Seven

Unfolding Your Thematic Topic