Love med - Mallory Brooks Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich Love Medicine like all of the other novels thus far is jam packed with similar themes The

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Mallory Brooks Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich Love Medicine , like all of the other novels thus far, is jam packed with similar themes. The strongest themes are the homing plot, search for identity, and family ties and relations. There is not just one person who is going through this process but instead almost every person, creating a complex family story but a personal story as well for the reader. The first chapter of the book starts with June and takes us through her last day alive, in the following chapters we go back in time to learn all of the families history and piece together the characters life’s. June is the first example of the use of the homing plot; unfortunately, she does not make it home like the majority of the others. Henry Jr. is the person who does not find their way home. Nector Kashpaw finds his way home through closure with Lulu, and rejoining Marie in his life after death. This situation in a complicated one though, because it is unsure whether or not he in the end truly wanted to be with Lulu or Marie. When Lipsha finds out from his grandmother Lulu who his parents really are, allowing him to figure out where he belongs and to whom. Since this
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENG 213 taught by Professor Redfield during the Spring '08 term at MATC Madison.

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Love med - Mallory Brooks Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich Love Medicine like all of the other novels thus far is jam packed with similar themes The

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