The Wind Singer Themes

William Nicholson
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Family

Family is a major and dominant theme in the novel "The Wind Singer" by William Nicholson. It is present in every aspect and every adventure in the book, from the beginning to the end. In Nicholson's novel, family means strength, love, companionship, and loyalty - all of which are on clear display by the Haths.

The Hath family is a close-knit group. Ira and Hanno Hath protect and raise their children well, who in turn respect and admire their parents. Indeed, the Hath family is a rare and beautiful thing. Rather than scold their children for their unhappy disobedience, Hanno and Ira rally around their children and help accept the burden of punishment. This means reeducation and reallocation, yet neither Hanno nor Ira bemoan their children for the misfortune they have received. Family decisions are made together, and are always made for the benefit of the family, rather...

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