“An Ounce of Cure” By Alice Munro In the story “An Ounce of Cure” By Alice Munro, the narrator is unnamed and speaks in first person. The story follows the life. The daughter in “An Ounce of Cure” talks about her mother as someone who doesn’t believe her daughter will do very well at anything. “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro (Theme). The story basically presents the decisions a typical teenager makes and the consequences. In life.

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She marries, has children, and even remains in the same small town. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This site uses cookies. Notify me of new comments via email. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The resolution conflict, the character made a mistake and she had to face the consequence.

She spent time on that story, it is drop-dead funny.

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Simile Similes are referring between two unrelated and dissimilar things, people, beings, places and concepts. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye. Log In Sign Up.

The character which been portrayed by Alice Munro is a protagonist and could mjnro considered as a dynamic character as the narrator never gives her an addresses. By continuing to apice this website, you agree to their use. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Twitter account. After this experience the narrators life changes.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. PLOT The setting is in a conservative town. The detail was enough to help the readers picture the scenarios and the depression which the character is experiencing. The theme of the story is mainly about maturity. Sure, every once in a while her father mmunro a beer, but he drank it ah of the house, and her mother never joined him.

The humor is a device we often use to cover up our genuine horror. In a little revolt, she decides to try out the whisky that her employers are so casual and delighted with. This site uses cookies. She is able to tell us readers of the incidents without any emotions like when she was still a teenager she was going to have a lot of emotions. The daughter and mother relationship in the beginning is very unstable.

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The story basically presents the decisions a typical teenager makes and the consequences. Notify me of new comments via email. Her repuatiation is ruined. Email required Address never made public. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

“An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro (Theme)

It was so funny Ckre read parts of it aloud to my husband. After the drinking incident, this just seemed to confirm the mothers thoughts of her daughter, and it soon gets all around town. She missed him, but her real torture started when she saw him playing Mr. It made me laugh out loud.

December 15th, 0 Comments. One day, she decides to commit muhro by taking six pills of aspirins. I suffered a great deal from all of the exposure.


This even can also be seen as a cry for help that the narrator seeks attention. There are several humorous outlooks in the story when the author says that she did not remember how she found her clothes after when she was drunk. Remember me on this computer. She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty.

She returns home for a funeral. She has to face her parents and tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She gets caught and has to cute her parents.

One day, watching him and another girl qlice more than she could bear. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. Later she starts to drunk and vomit. However, this led to her discovery of herself. She then told her mother about Martin. Menu Skip to content. Email required Address never made public.

She then decided to attempt suicide by taking six aspirins which represents each stage in her zn confusion, anguish, frustration, heartbreak, sorrow and depression. They are conservative people and do not talk and open up to their daughter the way parents should.

As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are.