Goblin Secrets Themes & Motifs

William Alexander
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Family

Family is an important theme in the novel “Goblin Secrets” by William Alexander. Family involves mutual love, compassion, loyalty towards, and emotional, spiritual, and physical support of individuals who may or may not be blood-related, but who still behave in the fashion of the traditional family unit. Family can be found consistently throughout the novel, and family affects the plot of the novel in various ways.

When the novel begins, Rownie is a part of Graba’s so-called family of grandchildren. Graba has collected a group of children whom she shelters in exchange for doing her bidding. This ad-hoc family is not really family at all, as Graba won’t even feed the children. It is merely a collection of kids who have nowhere else to go. Rownie is not happy at all with the arrangement, but doesn’t believe there is anything better, especially now...

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