A universal idea or message
* Loyalty - when a story is about being loyal to someone or something
* Optimism - when a story is about hopefulness and confidence
* Love - when a story is about an intense feeling of deep affection.
* Honesty - when a story is about the quality of being honest.
* Courage - when a story is about strength in the face of pain or grief
Theme is the universal idea or message that is given to the audience. The theme shows the lesson that the characters learn from the conflict.