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The Songwriter's Idea Book by Sheila Davis

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STRATEGY TWENTY - NINEThe Parent/Child Relationship as Plot Device

Some Background

This theme may strike you as an uncommercial concept. Not so. Most titles below were designed for the pop marketplace. The exceptions: “Papa, Can You Hear Me?” ( Yentl), “Soliloquy” ( Carousel) and “Sunrise, Sunset” ( Fiddler on the Roof ).

Some Titles on the Parent-Child Theme
Daughters (Plea to parents to be good to their daughters.)
Mr. Mom: (Out-of-work dad gains new appreciation for mother's role.)
Men in My Little Girl's Life: (Father watching daughter grow.)
Cat's in the Cradle: (Parenting style repeats itself.)
Homecoming: (Son experiences father/son estrangement.)
My Father: (Daughter fondly remembers father.)
The Portrait: (Daughter addresses dead mother.) ...

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