Little Known Madame Bovary Fact: Like most of us, Flaubert had a very strong feeling about the proper preparation of s’mores. He puts his opinion in the voice of an angered Homais,
Go ahead – go right ahead – don’t respect anything! Smash! Crash! Let the leeches loose! Burn the marshmallow! Make pickles in the medicine jars!
I think it’s fair to say this man had some traumatic childhood camping experience.