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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • ’tis a fault to heaven, A fault against the dead, a fault to nature, To reason most absurd; whose common theme Is death of fathers, and who still hath cried, From the first corse till he that died to-day, ’This must be so.’
  • Why, I will fight with him upon this theme Until my eyelids will no longer wag.

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  • O my son, what theme?

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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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