From the introduction:"Even when a story has memorable characters, a riveting plot and a fully developed genre, it may still be coming apart at the themes.Theme is perhaps the most powerful, yet least understood element of story structure. It is powerful because theme is an emotional argument: It speaks directly to the heart of the reader or audience. It is least understood because of its intangible nature, working behind the scenes, and between the lines."This collection of essays on the structure and storytelling of theme will open your eyes to tried and true methods to bring your story's message alive and infuse it with meaning.
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