theme

  1. the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
  2. a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work
  3. melodic subject of a musical composition
  4. an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
  5. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

theme

1. The topic or subject matter of a game. adj atic. 2. Having rules and mechanics based on assumptions regarding the subject matter of the game. Often considered the opposite of abstract.
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Theme

A recurring issue that emerges during the analysis of qualitative data
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theme

the main thought or idea of a work, such as patriotism, regret, or youth.
Found on https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/a/american-poets-of-the-20th-century

Theme

the subject of a piece of writing. This may not be explicitly stated, but can be deduced by the reader. For example, many traditional stories have similar themes: the triumph of good over evil, cunning over strength, kindness over beauty.
Found on http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/primary/publications/literacy/63285/nls_fw

theme

(from the article `aesthetics`) ...have tried to perceive the unity of works of literature in terms of a similar development of literary units, often described tendentiously as ... [7 related articles]
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/34

theme

(from the article `linguistics`) ...functional in the sense in which this term was interpreted in the pre-World War II period. The most valuable contribution made by the postwar ...
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theme

[n] - (music) melodic subject of a musical composition 2. [n] - a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work
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Theme

• (n.) A composition or essay required of a pupil. • (n.) Discourse on a certain subject. • (n.) The leading subject of a composition or a movement. • (n.) A subject or topic on which a person writes or speaks; a proposition for discussion or argument; a text. • (n.) A noun or verb, not modified by inflections; also, that p...
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theme

musical theme noun (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; `the theme is announced in the first measures`; `the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it`
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Theme

[arts] In the visual arts, a theme is a broad idea or a message conveyed by a work, such as a performance, a painting, or a motion picture. This message is usually about life, society or human nature. Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a work. Themes are usually implied rather than explicitly stated. Deep thema...
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Theme

[magazine] Theme is a quarterly lifestyle magazine that focuses on contemporary creative culture. In collaboration with a guest curator, the publishers collect stories based on a theme, which allows them to provide a coherent lens onto a topic. Initially covering contemporary Asian culture around the world, they opened their content to expa...
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Theme

[narrative] In contemporary literary studies, a theme is the central topic a text treats. Themes can be divided into two categories: a work`s thematic concept is what readers `think the work is about` and its thematic statement being `what the work says about the subject`. The most common contemporary understanding of theme is an idea or po...
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Theme

Theme noun [ Middle English teme , Old French teme , French thème , Latin thema , Greek ..., from ... to set, place. See Do , and confer Thesis .] 1. A subject or topic on which a person writes or speaks; a proposition for discussion or argument; a t...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/39

theme

1. The topic or subject matter of a game. adj
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theme

1. The topic or subject matter of a game. adj –atic. 2. Having rules and mechanics based on assumptions regarding the subject matter of the game. Often considered the opposite of
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Theme

A central idea or statement that unifies and controls an entire literary work. The theme can take th
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Theme

A melodic or, sometimes a harmonic idea presented in a musical form.
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theme

a prevailing idea in a work, but sometimes not explicitly stated, as in Ogden Nash's 'Candy is dandy, / But liquor is quicker,' which is about neither candy nor liquor.
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Theme

A prevailing idea in a work, but sometimes not explicitly stated, as in ogden nash's 'candy is dandy
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22429

Theme

a setting or feeling given to a game intended to evoke a particular situation, a period of time, culture, etc.
Found on http://www.pubmeeple.com/gaming-glossary/

Theme

A theme is the main musical subject of a composition such as a melody, phrase or short motive.
Found on http://www.violinonline.com/glossary.htm

theme

a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary work
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theme

a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary work
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theme

a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary work
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