Eating Animals - Storytelling – All or Nothing or Something Else Summary & Analysis

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Storytelling

The Fruits of Family Trees – Jonathan Safran Foer warmly recalls visiting his grandmother, and notes that during World War II, his grandmother survived in Europe by eating thrown-away scraps from others. Fifty years later, Foer notes, he and his family eat whatever they like in America – and throw away whatever they don’t. Foer also recounts how his grandmother’s wisdom was something no one questioned – such as fat being healthy and that no foods are bad – and that everyone loved her cooking. To his grandmother, food was not just food, but everything from terror and heartache to gratitude and love.

Possible Again – Foer is reminded of his own past when he learned he would be a father. Growing up, Foer’s parents taught him to never be cruel to animals. Foer remembers on one occasion how...

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