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Can you define a MOTIF in literature and give an example from one of the stories you read this unit?



Asked by Adeline, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Motif means a recurring idea. something that keeps popping up. not randomly, but in some kind of pattern.to offer a straight definition, a motif is a recurring idea that helps support the main point of the story. they are ideas that represent the theme. this recurring idea could be in the form of an object, a place, music, a feeling or a phrase. you would recognize it if someone pointed it out to you. may the force be with you for star wars fans. the blue pill, through the looking glass and...Read More
 

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