While literary novels are built on the basis of their main themes, many such writers struggle to embrace all that a good theme has to offer. For those who write to excite or entertain, writing themes often brings to mind images of authors who use their narrative to surprise readers with a sort of message. A bit like preaching through writing. The theme is a powerful tool in every writer’s arsenal, it is the author’s statement about the topics covered by the text itself.
The theme is often derived from the emotional development of his characters or the consequences that the characters face due to their external actions.
By performing a good literature theme, an emotional connection is created that attracts readers to the described characters.
The topic of literature is therefore what readers can imagine themselves by reading between the lines, learning lessons and experiencing the consequences alongside the main characters during the story.
During the school career we will often have to have a literature topic, and it would be better not to be caught unprepared given that in many cases it occupies a fundamental place in the school category. In this guide we will discover some tips on how to make a good literature topic.
Prepare the ladder
The first step to take will be to prepare a lineup to help us better develop the concepts we would like to express. After having carefully studied the type of story we want to write, it will be easier for us to establish a high mental process towards the theme, making it more or less appropriate to a confidence in the production of the text itself. However, sometimes even the most expert need to write down some notes. In fact there are many essential steps that we would like to take into consideration for the preparation of our topic, and many of these are: The collection of ideas on the topic to be treated; Focus on the subject without being in a hurry to start writing; Create a chronology of the ideas to be developed (for example the organization of the text); Start the drafting; Check the contents developed and eventually reorganize the contents chronologically; Review the drafted text, and finally, carry out a further and definitive verification of the finished contents.
Order the display of contents
Another important rule to keep in mind is to decide in which order to display our contents following a simple outline, for example, writing down the chronology of events, where it helps us to report the facts in the same order in which they occurred , or to highlight those that are the emotionality associated with the exhibited events, in which it directs us to a consideration of the more particular aspects of the subject discussed, associating them with the less problematic ones. More, we would also like to be guided by the scheme of logic in the exposition of events, where it will allow us to indicate the most important topic of our theme leading us to establish all the connections necessary for the development of personal reflections and considerations on the same. After making a small outline of the most important things, we should remember another fundamental factor that will be able to make our theme as real as possible, we are talking about information. The information is highly essential, for the success of a good theme! The more information we take on a given topic, the more interesting the topic itself becomes! That being said, even the chronological order could represent our starting point. Let us now move on to the most important part of ours, namely reading.
Review the theme
Writing and reading the subject is important, but reading it again is even more important! In fact, the re-reading will allow us to correct any spelling mistakes, to eliminate the misprints and to reorganize the concepts expressed, perhaps rewriting some periods or even moving some portions of text within the theme to make the overall exposure clearer. As already mentioned, there is no limit to the number of revisions we can make on a text, the important thing is that in the end this is as clear and understandable as possible for the final reader. Obviously, for this goal to be achieved, it is advisable to use all the time left to continue reviewing the text. Once the review phase is complete, the topic will finally be ready. Finally, let us remember that a good topic of literature must always highlight the actions of the historical characters described.