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  • Some words of this conversation must have reached Wilson, swaying in the office door, for suddenly a new theme found voice among his gasping cries: "You don’t have to tell me what kind of car it was!

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as in: theme of the novel Define
a basic idea that underlies what is being said or done -- especially in a literary or artistic work
as in: musical theme Define
the initial or primary melody of a musical composition or (as in "theme song") music that is most repeated in a film, television series, or other theatrical production
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