Swing Time - Prologue - Part 1: Early Days Summary & Analysis

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In the prologue, the narrator watched a clip of Fred Astaire dancing in the movie Swing Time and was deeply moved by it, recalling watching it in childhood. The narrator mentioned that she had lost her job, and that a man named Lamin had as well. Lamin came to her apartment and the two surfed the Internet together in bed. The narrator said that she had received 30 texts but had expected thousands.

Section One depicted the narrator’s childhood from the perspective of adulthood. In Chapter One, the narrator described meeting a girl named Tracey in 1982, at dance lessons held in church called St. Christopher’s and run by a woman referred to as Miss Isabel. The narrator was instantly drawn to Tracey due to their similar brown skin and freckles. She stated that she and Tracey were from the...

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