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Daughter of the Forest Themes

Juliet Marillier
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One of the major themes of this novel is family. In the beginning of the novel, this theme is clear in the dynamics of Sorcha's family. Although Sorcha's mother has died and her father appears to be largely disinterested in his offspring, it is clear that Sorcha and her brothers are especially close. In fact, Sorcha's brothers have raised her despite their own young age, and they behave with one another as though they are seven pieces of one whole.

Sorcha grows up believing that her brothers will always be a part of her life and she can rely on them no matter what might happen. However, when lady Oonagh comes into their lives, Sorcha discovers that it is she her brothers must rely on. Sorcha dedicates her life to working to reverse the curse that lady Oonagh has put on her brothers, giving up the power of...

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