Themes may bring bad memories from literary theory classes, however, learn how the theme is the most powerful part of your story.
History and culture are what makes a country. In developing patriotism or creating a country, nation, or world, come to understand the culture and history.
What makes a story is the ability it has to relate to the reader. The power you get from a story is how you are able to relate it to yourself.
Halloween is about monsters and candy . . . or maybe about preparing for the future, genealogy, and creativity. What is an old fashioned Halloween like?
Grown up is an undefined state, which heavily involves life goals and dreams. Growing at different paces, we are all trying to grow up to be something.