The Sorceress Themes

Michael Scott (Irish author)
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Things are Not Always as They First Seem

An important theme in this book is that things are not always as they first seem. Magic and sorcery are used throughout this book that effectively trick other characters into believing something that is false. Also, characters such as Perenelle and Scatty are frequently underestimated. Because they look small and weak, many of their enemies underestimated their various powers. Time and time again these characters, especially Perenelle, out-witted their enemies. This theme is reinforced with the power of Josh and Sophie Newman. These two seemingly normal fifteen year old twins are two of the most powerful characters in the story, even though they lack the training and age of the other characters. Characters such as Dee and Machiavelli are also not as they first seem; these two evil men actually have human emotions and feelings and believe they are in the...

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