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Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Summary
Haruki Murakami

Everything you need to understand or teach Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami.

  • Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Summary & Study Guide
  • 4 Literature Criticism
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  • 30 Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Summary

Plot Summary

"Dance Dance Dance" by Haruki Murakami is a work of fiction. It is a follow up to Murakami's book "The Wild Sheep Chase."

Murakami introduces his protagonist, a writer without a name. It is unclear why the author chose to give the writer no name except perhaps to make him more identifiable as an "everyman." The man is fairly typical. He is 34 years old, divorced, and working as a freelance writer. Like most people his age, the man has had his share of pitfalls. He has suffered from depression and on one occasion, it was so severe that he became a recluse for six months. Although the writer managed to pull himself out of the abyss, there is still a sense of abandonment from his wife and loss of former business, friendships, and romantic relationships.

The writer's background is revealed. He had fallen into a deep depression after...

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Study Pack

The Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Study Pack contains about 56 pages of study material in 6 products, including:

Dance Dance Dance Study Guide

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Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 133 pages of teaching material, including:

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