The Waltz Themes

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The Waltz Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

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Several themes can be discerned from "The Waltz." One of these concerns conformity to societal expectations.

Conventions regarding feminine behavior dictate that a woman accommodate herself to the needs of a man. Therefore, the narrator finds it difficult to say 'no' when asked to dance, or to talk of her problems with the waltz. This leads to a second theme, one seen in many of Parker's stories: the lack of communication between the sexes...

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