Watermelon Themes

Marian Keyes
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Love

The major theme of Watermelon is love. Every major occurrence in the novel happens because of the search for love. Claire Webster loves her husband James, and though he abandoned her, her initial desire is to rekindle their relationship so they can continue in a loving relationship. James feels he is not getting the type of love he deserves in his relationship with Claire. He therefore pursues, what he thinks is love, in the arms of another woman.

Adam, Helen's college friend is also pursuing love. He is pursuing love with Claire, who in turn reciprocates, especially when she realizes her marriage is over. Adam also pursued love in a previous relationship whereby he had a child with another woman. He is now pursuing the love of his daughter through reconciling as a friend with his ex-girlfriend and agreeing to take care of their child for a year...

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