Theme influences choices for every element in the story: plot development, characterization, and setting.
So is theme important in memoir? Let’s look at these elements. Here’s the shell of the plot: your father was laid off; a difficult time followed for the family; your father received additional training and obtained a different job. [Free Membership required to read more. See below. ]
If you don’t write about your mémère or your mother and father, how will people know about your Franco past?
You can write a memoir—with time, patience and expert guidance from a writing coach.
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