Practical Magic Themes

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Family

Family is an easily seen theme in the story. While the story is mainly directed at Sally Owens, the other members of her family are also explored. The bond of sisters is seen between Sally and Gillian. It is not an unrealistic bond in that they love each other, but neither agrees with the way that the other one lives. Sally believes that Gillian has made a horrible mess of her own life through her own flighty behavior. Gillian also believes that Sally is wasting what life she has because she is not willing to take any chances or enjoy herself. The relationship between Sally and her daughters is also seen.

Family is very important in the story. It is clear that they don't always cherish being together, but in the end the characters realize the importance of having each other. They are able to see that there...

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