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argument the main topic or theme, as of a written work. [1/5 definitions]
ballad a light popular song, often having a romantic theme. [1/2 definitions]
common denominator a characteristic, element, theme, or the like that is common to all members of a group or parts of a whole. [1/2 definitions]
counterpoint any idea, argument, or theme that contrasts with but complements another. [1/3 definitions]
cycle a series of literary or musical works on a central theme. [1/7 definitions]
Disneyland a theme park in Anaheim, California, the only one of the eleven worldwide Disney theme parks to be personally developed by Walt Disney.
idyll a musical composition of a romantic, sentimental nature, often on a pastoral theme. [1/4 definitions]
invention a short musical piece, usu. developing one theme. [1/5 definitions]
leitmotif a recurrent theme in a musical piece or literary work that is associated with a particular character, thing, or situation.
melody a sequence of single tones organized rhythmically into a distinct musical phrase or theme. [1/3 definitions]
message the central theme or main point of a work such as a film, essay, or sermon. [1/3 definitions]
motif a distinct formal unit such as a design, theme, or musical phrase that may repeat in, dominate, characterize, or be a prominent feature of an aesthetic or decorative work. [1/2 definitions]
myth a story, theme, or personage that may or may not be factual, preserved in oral or written form as an embodiment of a people's ideals and accepted truths. [1/4 definitions]
omnibus a book that is a collection of short works by the same author or on a single theme. [1/3 definitions]
pibroch a composition for the bagpipe that consists of a dirgelike or martial theme with variations.
reprise repetition of a musical phrase or theme in an identical or slightly altered way. [1/2 definitions]
rondo a musical work or movement, often the last movement of a sonata, in which the principal theme is repeated in the same key at least three times, with subordinate themes occurring between repetitions.
segue to continue without a break into the next section or theme. [1/2 definitions]
short story a brief piece of fiction, usu. having a single theme, limited scope, and few characters.
street theater a dramatization, usu. presented on the street or in a park by a traveling group, having a political or social issue as its theme.
subtheme combined form of theme.