Swing Time - Part 5: Night and Day Summary & Analysis

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Summary

In Chapter One, the narrator and her mother watched an interview in which Oprah asked Michael Jackson about the change in his skin color. Both the narrator and her mother were disappointed by Jackson’s responses and turned off the television. The narrator thought that her mother was becoming more youthful and energetic—she led a group of social justice meetings with speeches. Her mother asked her to speak at one of these meetings, but the narrator refused. Her mother became enraged and criticized the narrator for her lack of ambition.

In Chapter Two, the narrator spoke with Tracey about her dance school. Later, she saw Louie with a pregnant woman and little girls and realized he had another family. Louie also set a fire in the narrator’s bike shed to send an angry message to her mother.

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