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Motifs
What is a motif? What a Lego brick is to the finished brick house, so is a motif to theme. It builds the theme and reveals it to the reader. There are two essential ingredients to a motif: Motifs repeat. Motifs build the theme. (If something helps build the theme but doesn’t repeat, it’s not a motif. If something repeats but doesn’t build the theme, it’s not a motif.) Motifs don’t only appear in literature, they appear in other places too, like music. https://youtu.be/ozbKHKntpCc?si=Vs1-PZD_A0QUAu9X For more information on motifs, visit this link: Open link The second story “Zero” by David Hayden on this website has motifs.
Motifs
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What is a motif? What a Lego brick is to the finished brick house, so is a motif to theme. It builds the theme and reveals it to the reader.
There are two essential ingredients to a motif:
Motifs repeat.
Motifs build the theme.
(If something helps build the theme but doesn’t repeat, it’s not a motif. If something repeats but doesn’t build the theme, it’s not a motif.)
Motifs don’t only appear in literature, they appear in other places too, like music.
For more information on motifs, visit this link:
The second story “Zero” by David Hayden on has motifs.

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