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What is the theme of "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born"?

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gmoney | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 4, 2008 at 5:57 AM via web

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What is the theme of "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born"?

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pmiranda2857 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 4, 2008 at 7:56 AM (Answer #1)

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The theme is salvation.  Check the link below for a detailed explanation of the theme. 

 

"The theme of salvation is central: The novel is about a man’s soul, and by extension a nation’s soul, in search of a way out of the vicious cycle of birth and decay—in search of the “beautyful.”

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amirloco | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted November 12, 2011 at 8:51 PM (Answer #2)

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the main theme of The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born is mainy the physical and moral corruption

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