Iza's Ballad - Part II: Fire, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Magda Szabo
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Ettie reflects on how much time she has to herself and is unable to recall a previous period of her life when this has been the case. She had enjoyed cooking, keeping on top of housework, and managing the family budget. There is no need for that any more, and Iza leads a busy life so is not often at home. Ettie continues to try to find ways to be useful, but is regularly told that it is not needed. As a result, she spends many hours sitting in her chair, looking out the window or thinking of Vince.

Sometimes Terez suggests that Ettie should go for a walk, so she does but is afraid of the traffic. One day she discovers Raday Square, where there are other people her age. She does not talk to them, but spends many hours...

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