Themes and Small Stuff Explained. theme [theem] Show IPA noun , adjective, verb, themed, them·ing. –noun 1. a subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition ; topic: The need for world peace was the theme of the meeting.
Achievement with Merit/Excellence = analyse specified aspects of written text(s) convincingly.
Convincingly = the person reading your essay believes that you are very familiar with the text and topic you are discussing.
“Given the harsh, lonely conditions under which these men live, it should come as no surprise that they idealise friendships between men in such a way.”