The Theme tells what the a narrative is about and what ideas it wants to share. It is usually just implied, but at times mentioned explicitly.
The Theme also tells the messages it wants to deliver to its readers/viewers/listeners, and the morals it wants to teach to its audience.
The Theme can be picked from the Topics that the narrative covers or tackles.
Topics consist of various Elements to keep the topic in motion and gain the audience’s interest.
Quick Examples of Topics and their corresponding Elements:
Basketball (players, coach, ball, basketball court, cheerleaders), Global Warming (tsunami, energy conservation, waste, 2012, human discipline, Alan Gore), Growing Up (puberty, generation gap, peer pressure, etc.)
GENRE and SETTINGFictitious narratives in different media have different kinds of Genres, but this blog shall focus on Genres that focus on feelings and interests.
The Setting identifies when and where a narrative takes place. This blog shall focus on those two types of settings.
|Genre ||Setting: Timeline|