The Forgotten Daughter Themes

Caroline Dale Snedeker
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Love

Love is a major theme and guiding force in the novel "The Forgotten Daughter" by Caroline Dale Snedeker. It exists predominantly in the life of the younger Chloe and in that of her mother, the elder Chloe, and irrevocably changes the course of events of their lives.

For the elder Chloe, there is no greater force than love in her life. Stolen into slavery, Chloe falls in love with the Roman centurion Laevinus, her captor. He is kind and decent toward her, especially after she recommends Kleus to steer the slave ship through the storm into safe harbor. The two become inseparable, and rather than use Laevinus's love for her against him by asking for freedom, Chloe instead chooses to marry him. Yet, Laevinus's father does not approve of the match, and withholds his son's return from Rome, sending Chloe into heartache. She dies soon after giving birth...

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