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1‘a short speech on a theme of your choice’
subject, topic, subject matter
matter, issue, question, concern
idea, concept, thread, motif, trope, keynote, message
thesis, argument, text
gist, essence, core, substance, burden, thrust
2‘the first violin takes up the theme’
melody, tune, air, motif, leitmotif
3‘students writing themes in French’
essay, composition, paper, dissertation
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