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WRT 102 - Northwest (Baddar) Writing ll: Themes

What to look for (Themes relating to author's work)

  • Look for themes  that your author incorporates into their work.
  • Examples:
  • Working class
  • Poverty and Abuse
  • Ethnicity and Poverty
  • Coming of age
  • Gender and Working class
  • Early 20th century working  conditions (African Americans)

 

Explore Social/Cultural Themes

Research the social/cultural/historical context in which the work was written.

Quick note: Be precise and concise

  *FYI-Keep your key words to a minimum. Long sentences and phrases may result in little or no results. Keep it simple.