The Plum Tree Themes & Motifs

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Family

Family is an important theme in the novel “The Plum Tree” by Ellen Marie Wiseman. Family, thematically, involves the mutual love, loyalty, compassion, and emotional, physical, and even spiritual support between individuals who may or may not be blood-related but who still act in accord with the traditional family unit. In the novel, family appears as both an incredibly important and positive thing and influences the novel in many important ways.

Family is a beautiful and wonderful thing for Christine as the novel begins. She loves her family dearly and is especially close with her mother and sister. Her mother is more a role model than merely a mother, and her sister is more a best friend than merely a sister. Christine trusts both of them implicitly, and both know of Christine’s feelings for Isaac as the novel unfolds. Christine likewise lovingly cares for her...

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