The Edible Woman Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Who is Marian McAlpin? Where does she work? Describe her apartment. Who is her roommate? How does Marian feel about her job? What types of food does Marian begin to reject once she has become engaged? What reason does she rationalize for each rejected food? Why do you believe Marian developed such an aversion to food? Explain why the first and third parts of the book are written in the first-person, but the second part is written in third-person.

Topic 2

Describe Ainsley Twece. What was Ainsley’s major in college? Why does she say that she wants to have a baby? Why does she choose Len Slank to be the potential father? How does Ainsley dress and act when she meets Len? After she is pregnant, what changes her mind about her baby needing a father figure? Compare and contrast Ainsley’s character and Marian’s...

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