Examples of Themes in Stories
What is a theme? How does it influence our stories? Those are the questions we should ask ourselves before looking at examples of themes.
Themes are very important as they engage human attention in a unique way. They should be very appealing, both to you and your readers. When you chose your theme wisely, you will feel obliged to finish your story.
Examples of themes
Here are examples of themes that are mostly used in stories:
Ambition – dissatisfied, very determined to get what you want.
Betrayal – pain of friendship and love
Coming of age – lack of innocence.
Deception – how to lie
Escape – from family, routine, friend, prison
Isolation – emotional, physical or spiritual
Loss – of love, friendship,
Lust – for power, sex
God and Spirituality
Choosing a story of a theme
You should really think a lot before choosing your theme. This is because you will be required to get passionate with the theme you chose. Therefore, put some thought into a theme before you commit yourself to write out your story.