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The Last Song Themes

Nicholas Sparks (author)
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Themes

Love

The main themes of this novel revolve around love. The obvious theme of love is present in the relationship between Ronnie and Will. Both Ronnie and Will have had a difficult childhood, Will's marred by the death of his baby brother and Ronnie's by her parents' divorce. These two young adults search each other out and find kindred spirits in one another. They survive rumors, doubts, and the dislike of Will's mother for Ronnie. However, it seems that they cannot survive the truth when Will tells Ronnie that Scott is responsible for the fire at Pastor Harris' church and he has known all along.

The theme of love is the more important theme of the novel. While Ronnie's relationship with Will is new and fresh, an inspiring love story of a girl's first real romance, it is the relationship between Steve and his children that is the stronger...

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