The Song of the Lark Questions and Answers
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How could I write an essay about The Song of the Lark?

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There are different critical essays you could write on The Song of the Lark. One theme running throughout the book is the sacrifices that Thea makes for her art (which turns out to be singing). She must, over time, repudiate the demands of her family and upbringing to become a truly great artist.

Even while living in Moonstone (in Colorado), she shows independence of spirit by befriending people like Professor Wunsch and Spanish Johnny, who...

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