Sorry, Wrong Number Themes & Motifs

Lucille Fletcher
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Mystery

Mystery is a dominant theme in the play Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher. Mystery involves elements of the unknown. There are two mysteries in Fletcher’s play, both of which concern Mrs. Stevenson. While one of these mysteries is solved, the other is left open-ended. Mrs. Stevenson is the victim of the murder plot. However, the second mystery about the murderer's boss is speculation based on Mr. Stevenson's urgent trip out of town and a logical motive for having his wife killed.

Terror

Terror is an underlying theme in the play Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher. Terror is a classic element in horror, mystery, and crime-themed literature and pop-culture. Terror is essentially fear brought on by some internal or external individual, situation, or circumstance. Terror in Sorry, Wrong Number revolves around the character of Mrs. Stevenson.

The first appearance of terror in Mrs. Stevenson...

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