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leitmotiv

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlaɪt.məʊ.tiːf/ US  /-moʊ.t̬iːf/ ( also leitmotif) specialized
a phrase or other feature that is repeated often in a work of art, literature or especially music and that tells you something important about it
(指艺术、文学或尤指音乐作品中反复出现的)主题,中心思想,主旋律
Death and renewal are leitmotivs running through the whole novel.
死亡与新生是贯穿这部小说的主题。
Topics and areas of interest
(Definition of leitmotiv from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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