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What is the theme, not moral, of the W.D. Wetherell's "The Bass, the River, and Sheila...

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Posted September 14, 2011 at 7:41 AM via web

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What is the theme, not moral, of the W.D. Wetherell's "The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant"?

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jeff-hauge | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted September 15, 2011 at 3:49 AM (Answer #1)

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The theme is the consequence of choice. While the narrator feels inner conflict over the choice he must make, he ultimately chooses that which is not inline with his true nature. In doing so he sells himself for nothing.

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