But in organizational terms, thematic terms, this convention was very leaky.
On the trail, both candidates have moved to thematic closing arguments rather than launching new broadsides.
The exhibition begins at the Thyssen where it is divvied up into thematic galleries, such as “Mists and Variations.”
With Do It Again, is that cohesion musical, sonic, or thematic?
The nudity of the characters corresponds to the thematic preoccupations of the play, he says.
In a thematic sense, Beethoven does not promote anarchist ideas.
"I read your thematic on Venusian viruses," he said abruptly.
This is most obviously apparent in those parts where thematic elaboration predominates, which are richer and freer than hitherto.
One more illustration of the way in which the thematic system is worked.
As a work, however, it is a full-fledged overture, rich in thematic material.