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A cup of water under my bed was chosen by my book club at work (lovingly named el barrio book club) the memoir was heartfelt, witty, honest and full of sentiment the memoir was heartfelt, witty, honest and full of sentiment. The concepts of motif and theme are very similar as literary devices the key difference, however, is that a theme is abstract while a motif is concrete the theme of a work is an idea or central topic, and can often be summed up in one abstract word or a short phrase, such as “love” or “good versus evil. South asian literary journal shines in debut review of shoreline review, january 2018 by stephanie katz a place for the offbeat review of winter tangerine, winter 2018 by craig ledoux a visually rich dance of art and literature.
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