Understanding and identifying theme is a higher-order skill. This helps students differentiate between topic and theme by having them write a thematic statement in the form of a social media post characters or less) with a relevant topic hashtag.
Example of Light --------- This will work well for this play also. It will work well because it it's dark with little spots of light to show that Vivian feels trapped in that hospital room. Also it symbolizes that she is not happy.