Kristin Adams

What is theme?

Theme is the meaning behind the story or the meaning revealed in the story. Theme can be thought of as the big idea of the story. Theme is less about events and more about the message or lesson the author wants you to learn from the book or story.
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Can themes be morals?

Yes, a theme can be the moral to the story. What is a moral? A moral is a life lesson. The most famous stories or fables that have morals as themes are Aesop's Fables.

Aesop's Fable - The Old Man and His Sons

The Old Man and His Sons

Theme of The Old Man and His Sons

Each can be overcome alone, but together they are invincible combined.

Importance of working as a team

The value of family

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