My Life in France Themes

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Julia Child is very open in the book about her love of France. Almost from the moment she stepped foot in France, Julia fell in love with the people, food, smells, and scenes of the country. She states at one point in the book that she feels she is French in her soul. This connection was a powerful one for her and France continued to draw Julia in each time she visited.

France represents a rebirth for Julia. She arrived in her mid-thirties still in the process of finding herself. She struggled to learn the language and communicate with the people around her. Yet, in the food of France, Julia found her calling. The book shows Julia as a budding flower, opening to find her true passion and calling for the first time in France. The country was a muse for Julia and the place that she returned...

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