theme

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statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original) augmentation
central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work burden , core , effect , essence , gist
theme or repeated verse chorus , refrain
album whose recording are unified by some theme (instrumental or lyrical or narrative or compositional) concept album
series of poems or songs on the same theme cycle
discussion on a theme descant
remark departing from theme digression , parenthesis
statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original) diminution
body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme epos
discussion (spoken or written) that enlarges on a topic or theme at length or in detail expatiation
composition with theme repeated contrapuntally fugue
musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement fugue
images associated with theme of art iconography
principal theme in a speech or literary work keynote
theme, recurrent leitmotif , leitmotiv , motif , motto
repeated theme leitmotif , motif , motto
title stating theme lemma
introduction or theme lemma
film sequence of shots or scenes depicting different aspects of theme or event montage
dominant theme motif
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