the subject of a talk, piece of writing, etc.
"he didn't want to discuss that subject"
"it was a very sensitive topic"
"his letters were always on the theme of love"
"it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
"the theme is announced in the first measures"
"the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
"he got an A on his composition"
"thematic vowels are part of the stem"
"the restaurant often themes its menus"
The themes he preferred were the decay of Islam and the brevity of love.
出自： E. M. Forster
These four plays, for all their differences, share one theme.
出自： M. Meyer