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MAJOR TOPICS AND THEMES IN LITERATURE

1. Affirmation of the Human spirit; the human will to endure or survive. 2. Experiences which change one’s perception of self and the world; turning points, limitations. 3. Choices and how we make them; attitudes, values, personality, exploring alternatives. 4. Conformity vs. individuality; daring to take risks vs. acceptance or resignation. 5. Self-awareness; self respect, fulfillment, inner satisfaction, struggle to maintain identity. 6. How social conditions affect the individuals attitudes, values and behaviour. 7. Appearance vs. reality; illusions and dreams, disillusions, adoption, acceptance. 8. Pursuit of freedom; integrity, spontaneity, inhibitions, limitations.
9. Isolation alienation, the feeling of being an outsider; alone, loneliness,

human longings for acceptance. 10.The quest – striving, seeking challenges, achieving goals, striving for an ideal.

1. Affirmation of the Human spirit; the human will to endure or survive.

2. Experiences which change one’s perception of self and the world; turning points, limitations.

3. Choices and how we make them; attitudes, values, personality, exploring alternatives.

4. Conformity vs. individuality; daring to take risks vs. acceptance or resignation.

5. Self-awareness; self respect, fulfillment, inner satisfaction, struggle to maintain identity.

6. How social conditions affect the individuals attitudes, values and behaviour.

7. Appearance vs. reality; illusions and dreams, disillusions, adoption, acceptance.

8. Pursuit of freedom; integrity, spontaneity, inhibitions, limitations.

9. Isolation alienation, the feeling of being an outsider; alone, loneliness, human longings for acceptance.

10.The quest – striving, seeking challenges, achieving goals, striving for an ideal.