There is no doubt that texts are one of the significant vehicles providing communication among people. Unlike the traditional knowledge, texts are not only considered as written. Every item maintaining the communication can be regarded as text. Not only a small hand sign can be regarded as text but also a book consisting of hundreds of pages as well can be accepted as text. Considering the written texts, although some texts are composed of a few sentences, others, however, are composed of hundreds of pages. Therefore, belles-lettres as well is one of text examples. More than that, in the formation of long written texts, thematic progression has been a debatable issue for centuries.In this paper, thematic progression is dealt with and tried to be explained with short story examples taken from Aziz Nesin and O. Wilde.
Keywords: Text, Thematic Progress, Information Status, Theme, Rheme.