Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses - Study Guide Bread, God's Grace Summary & Analysis

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Allende once bought a bread machine and began making bread regularly. Within a very short time, the adults in the household began gaining weight and the children refused to eat much besides the bread. So the bread machine was retired, until her stepson, Harleigh, made a few adjustments on it and began using it to convert marijuana into chocolate cookies, which he sold at school for a great profit.

Allende feels that making bread is similar to poetry in that it requires much free time and it nourishes the world. However, she recommends purchasing bread at a good bakery, feeling no guilt, and spending your time on other pursuits. Allende notes that in the erotic kitchen, bread is indispensable, because wheat is considered an aphrodisiac and is also a symbol of fertility.

Guy de Maupassant wrote a story about a servant girl who...

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