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Dance Dance Dance: A Novel Themes

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Themes

Loss

One of the main themes in "Dance Dance Dance" is loss. The main character is a writer without a name. 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 man begins to become numb to loss and does not even mourn the passing of his cat, Kipper. The man thinks that the cat has never been loved and relates to that sentiment. In some ways, loss has caused the man to give up hope.

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This section contains 707 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
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