Bumped Themes

Megan McCafferty
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Nature vs. Nurture

The fact that Melody and Harmony are twins separated at birth prompts the age old question of "Nature vs. Nurture." Melody is raised by parents who are focused entirely on providing the best of material possessions for themselves and Melody. They see Melody's ability to procreate as the surest way to earn huge amounts of money in order to ensure a comfortable lifestyle. Melody seldom has a moment that isn't taken up by tutoring or practicing of some skill her parents see as an opportunity to increase Melody's value as a surrogate. Harmony, on the other hand, has been raised by parents who focus entirely on the Godly way of life prescribed by the church. Harmony has been protected from worldly things in an effort to keep her attention squarely on her religious teachings. Despite the fact that the girls have been raised in vastly different...

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