Discussion Notes: The Case For and Against Love Potions
This week’s story: The Case for and Against Love Potions by Imbolo Mbue
Next week’s story: Hot Ice by Stuart Dybek
Gerald, Andy and Anais discuss “The Case for and Against Love Potions” by Imbolo Mbue , a story told by an over confident narrator to you, a person seeking advice on whether or not to use love potions. It is a very funny and subtle satire. The subtlety unsettled Gerald and Anais who worried it could go over some readers’ heads for ill. This anxiety prompted a discussion on whether or not it’s the author’s job to account for that in their writing.
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