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Theme of a story is the "moral of the story" or the message that the author is trying to teach you. That moral was a message that you could glean from the overall story. For instance, from The Three Little Pigs we learned about the importance of planning a project well. We know this, because we learned that building a brick house works, while building a straw house is short-sighted. In a book report, you could state that one theme for The Three Little Pigs is that good planning can lead to success. But we could also say the theme was about making smart choices. As you can see, a theme isn’t something that's stated outright; it often appears as a lesson or message that the reader understands by reading between the lines.
Today you need to determine theme for the following stories:
3.) http://thisibelieve.org/essay/31840/ - we will do this one together
4.) http://thisibelieve.org/essay/43395/- we will do this one together