Essay about Analize ‘a Bit of Singing and Dancing’

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‘A Bit of Singing and Dancing’
Susan Hill CBE (born 5 February 1942) is an English author of fiction and non-fiction works. Her novels include The Woman in Black, The Mist in the Mirror and I'm the King of the Castle for which she received the Somerset Maugham Award in 1971. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to literature.[1][2]
A Bit of Singing and Dancing is a short story collection by British writer Susan Hill. It was published in 1973.
In the story under the title “A Bit of Singing and Dancing” Susan Hill tells us about a woman (Easme Fanshow), whose mother died and she stayed alone. The author narrates about her feelings, behavior, plans and lifestyle.
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Mom Esmy died 2 weeks ago. All her life she had for her daughter everything. She taught her to live, eat properly and choose the people. She's pretty bossy woman. In addition to his own life, and she lived the life of his daughter.
Mister, a person who sells detergent winter and summer dances on the boulevard for the money. Clean and neat gentleman, he likes to read the encyclopedia and its often said that you need to develop your horizons. He was, in many countries, and they learned a lot. It has a nice appearance and manners. The house Esmy him well. Maybe because he was tired of a free life.

Story structure has an open ending, the reader is the most complete history. By genre can be attributed to a realistic psychological history.
The main symbol the product music. Music is in the title, the music sounds in the house Esmy, music lacks after my mother's death. Mum loved music and could not imagine my life without her.
The music here as a symbol of captivity. You can test all you want, but would not hear the silence and not feel a void.
Here, the author discusses the eternal problem of human freedom and human nature in general. Problem of upbringing and life.
Many people desire for the freedom just like Esme Fanshaw in this story. However, when people are bounded with tyranny for so many years, it's a challenge for them to have a new life with freedom as they don't get used to it. In other words, people can not get rid of their old life.[1] It has

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