The Kingdom of Back Themes & Motifs

Marie Lu
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Parent's Passion/Influence

Through the characters of Leopold Mozart, Woferl Mozart, and Nannerl Mozart, the novel argues that a parent's passion can overflow into the lives of his children in positive and negative ways. The last name of the main characters of this novel is Mozart, and that name alone would prompt most readers to assume that music would be an important part of the story and of the characters' lives. Nannerl and her brother, Woferl, are the only surviving children of Leopold and Anna Mozart. Leopold's passion is music. Thus, music drives the activities of most days to the point that Woferl and Nannerl spend hours practicing, composing, and performing music. The main points of this theme are the hours Leopold spends teaching his children, Nannerl's love of music and fear of having her music destroyed, and the tie between their music and the Kingdom of...

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