Love Medicine Questions and Answers
by Louise Erdrich

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I have a final on Love Medicine, and was wondering what stories to focus on. Any help?

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Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine, offers a diverse group of stories and characters. It is, perhaps, what makes her novel so worth reading: it describes the complexity of the human condition, interrelationships, and insights into the reservation life of Native Americans, specifically the Chippewa.

Trying to imagine what might be selected for a final test on this novel is difficult because it is a collection of stories with related (literally) characters, but there is no continuous plot line, and there is no traditional timeline. Traditionally, when reading a novel we can concentrate on main characters and significant aspects of plot development and conflict resolution, but it is very different for this book.

For my recommendations, though this is in no way written in stone, I would concentrate...

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