April Morning Themes & Motifs

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Change

Change is an important theme in the novel “April Morning” by Howard Fast. Change is essentially transition from one phase, place, or even stage of life, to the next. Many changes occur during the course of the novel, and all of them directly affect main character, Adam, who himself undergoes numerous changes (indeed, he comes of age) as a result.

When the novel begins, Massachusetts is at peace. Towns like Lexington and Kentucky are quiet and staid, and the people who live in the towns and villages and farms pray, work hard, and endeavor to give their children a better life than they had. For Adam, his biggest challenge is attempting to transition between boyhood and manhood, and getting his father to see that he is trying to do so. Adam’s relationship with his father is not good, for Moses is strict and has high...

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