Top 22 Thematic Quotes

Here we have the best Thematic Quotes from famous authors such as Leonard Nimoy, Nita Strauss, Scott Rudin, Greg Graffin, Neil Cross. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That’s why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I’m searching for, or searching to express.

A big part of the Alice Cooper sound is the big classic rock licks, the big, classic thematic kind of… It’s not about going crazy, it’s not about playing super fast.

The movies that work are the ones in which somebody very smart figured out how to take all the thematic material, all the character material, all the filigree, all the beautiful writing, and put it into a story.

The thematic bucket of vomit that I’ve been chained to since I was about 9 is the moral complexity of anti-heroism. I have always been interested in good people who do bad things for understandable reasons.

Neil Cross
It might be thematic work. It might be theatrical. I enjoy that kind of work.

John Sebastian
I’ve always been very thematic with my work, very conceptual.

However, there’s no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums.

Sure, there are moments that you can escape, and you can sit back and just enjoy it, but one of the most fun things about ‘The Witcher’ is that it reflects on our real world, in big thematic ways, in political ways, and in cultural ways.

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel.

Norman Spinrad
I’ve been very fortunate with my three spec scripts – which is sort of my thematic trilogy of the American Frontier. With ‘Sicario’, ‘Hell or High Water‘ and thenWind River‘ – which is the third – there were no rewrites. It was the first draft for all three.

Is it good, bad, or neutral to recognize thematic patterns in your own work? When it comes to recurring themes, I’m of the mind that knowledge is probably not power, at least in terms of the work.

There is a thematic continuity here within Bigelow’s work: ‘The Hurt Locker‘ serves up a military equivalent of the thrill-trips that Lenny Nero was hustling in her earlierStrange Days.’

I usually start from the most general to the more specific. I’ll get an emotional overview for the film as a whole, trying to pinpoint what the musical identity is and come up with thematic ideas – any ideas that identify as succinctly as possible what the film is.

Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories, not in all. In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story. I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.

Gene Wolfe
Endgame‘ resists narrative and even thematic explanation. How you play it has to reflect this. If you decide something too much in advance, you forget the element that gives the play life – the audience.

Considering what a prolific writer Dickens was, the word ‘Dickensian’ could legitimately cover a vast thematic territory, explaining at least some of the variety of its applications.

I’m a craftsman type of teacher. I don’t like the thematic type of teaching that takes place in a lot of colleges.

I have traveled down this path before – ‘List of Seven‘ and ‘Twin Peaksboth have thematic similarities – but ‘Paladin’ took me much deeper into the intuitive underground. Always bearing in mind Joseph Campbell‘s Rule No. 1: When entering a labyrinth, don’t forget your ball of twine.

Lost‘ is such a thematic show that I’m always afraid that if I know something’s going to happen at the end, I’ll subconsciously write something in where someone who’s astute will go, ‘Oh, he used so-and-so’s theme: that must mean so-and-so is coming back!’

You’re able to do things in novels: introduce subplots, other characters, thematic layers and so on, in a way that you simply can’t in a movie. A movie really has to choose its battles.