What themes did you notice in the book?

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Re: What themes did you notice in the book?

Post by Londera » 05 Dec 2017, 18:50

The main theme I noticed was redemption. Even after making mistakes that are seemingly permanent its possible to redeem yourself,at least partially.

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Post by Amystl26 » 06 Dec 2017, 11:09

jeminah28 wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 20:14
I noticed that it is more on island hopping. I like the way the island is being described with the people in it. It is just like encountering Polynesian group.
Encountering people from other countries and cultures in a book is always intersting--especially is the author did their research! Then you can actually learn a little bit about the culture!

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Post by Bancroft » 06 Dec 2017, 21:33

Poornima wrote:
29 Nov 2017, 02:26
Theme I liked was that it is never late to correct your mistakes in life.
I am gonna add that sex scenes are irritating here...
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Post by KitabuKizuri » 07 Dec 2017, 15:49

:dance: :character-sebastian: Polynesian group... Bucket list!

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Post by Stapes » 09 Dec 2017, 13:18

Poornima wrote:
27 Nov 2017, 04:46
BoyLazy wrote:I did not know about Polynesian group.. thanks for the interesting info :)
Imagethis is Polynesian islands.
This is extremely interesting. thank you for the info :D

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Post by Bancroft » 11 Dec 2017, 06:19

Not a solid theme, encountered a number of themes but none was strong
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Post by Bancroft » 13 Dec 2017, 03:58

The themes in the book include continuity and strength. There are also other lessons in the book
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Post by Scerakor » 13 Dec 2017, 08:19

The main theme that I found prevalent in this book is the theme of change. There are many things that change as worlds progress, some positively, and some negatively. The thing that sparked my interest were the things someone from the future would have to do in order to conceal that they were, in fact, from the future. This in itself is interesting, but it also says something about what the author HOPES will change in the world as we move forward (increased intelligence, increased health, biological enhancements, etc).

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Post by Bancroft » 14 Dec 2017, 00:50

Amie Gene wrote:
22 Nov 2017, 01:14
The theme I saw in the book was that you need to be willing to fix your mistakes. Jennifer felt guilty for leaving Kylie and the team behind through the whole book, and when she finally went back and rescued them, she felt like a weight had been lifted off of her chest.
I thought bravery and strength are the major :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat: :tiphat:
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Post by Ayisha M Ashruf » 18 Dec 2017, 03:51

I haven't yet read the book. Sounds like an interesting and fun read. Must give it a try.

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Post by stoppoppingtheP » 01 Jan 2018, 10:43

We can definitely say that the explicit scenes seemed to be a strong theme throughout the book.

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beat his heart until it was unconscious.

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Post by N_R » 04 Jan 2018, 19:37

For a book that received very mixed reviews in terms of rating, there are lot of interesting and varied themes noticed by readers. I find it quite interesting that different people take different messages from the book.

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Post by Lg_99 » 04 Jan 2018, 21:53

I am currently reading this book. So far, I have seen the theme of change and finding love in an unexpected place (although it could have been better portrayed).

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Post by KamalK » 20 Jan 2018, 02:03

While it was adventurous because of the time travel and all the action, I think romance was also an underlying theme, however, due to the writing, instead of romance, sex is what it seemed to be about.

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Post by Tnadev » 28 Jan 2018, 05:08

Apart from the romance and the passions, a strong thread was the theme of problem resolution and conflict management(inner as well as external).
While there was a lot played out in the open, there was a lot for the mind too.

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