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How does the author use fictional elements to develop a theme in “Look Homeward, Angel”?

a) The author develops the societal outcast theme through characterization.

b) The author develops the marital harmony theme through plot details.

c) The author develops the small-town gossip theme through setting details.

d) The author develops the coming-of-age theme through point of view.

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The author develops the marital harmony theme through plot details – choice B. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a novel written by Thomas Wolfe in 1929. The main character in this story is Eugene Gant who apparently is the author tell his story through him.

The writer portrays his American experience highlight such subjects as family relationships, human existence and friendships. The marital harmony between the Gant and his wife, Luisa is enhanced through a fictional plot through the use of unrealistic aspects. This shows how relationships influence a person’s existence.

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