AN OUNCE OF CURE BY ALICE MUNRO PDF

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It is common knowledge that Romeo and Juliet contains more lust than love, which could be the case in An Ounce of Cure as well. While our. “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.

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She tells us about her first love and her first kiss. The theme of the story is a about maturity. When her boyfriend, Martin Collingwood dumped her, she went insane. The character which been portrayed by Alice Munro is a protagonist and could be considered as a dynamic character as the narrator never gives her an addresses.

Menu Skip to content. The protagonist was fifteen years na. The narrator faces acceptance problems among her parents.

As for the falling action, Berrymans took her home and asked her to confess everything to her mother. She then told her mother about Martin. The rising action starts when her boyfriend dumped her after two months for another girl. Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses specific words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect. An Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro was about grown woman who is retelling the story of an event that happened when she was younger.

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She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much she matured. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye.

At the beginning, this low self-esteem girl might seems prevalent through what comments she makes when she catches a boy checking her out. After the incident, she was forbidden to date again. October 31, at She has an experience that ultimately made her mature. This also enabled her to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

They exchange knowing looks. She takes a breakup, her first drank, and the horrible social effects on her and turns it all into a message with good. She has to mhnro her parents and tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: For me, the story was well written and realistic. An Ounce of Cure.

The narrator told the story as she knew that what happened years ago was a big mistake, but at the time she thought that was the way to handle a situation. Notify me of new comments via email.

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The last incident in the story occurs when the narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children. Martin Collingwood is the now an undertaker. A moment of weakness occurs and the narrator has ann drunken night.

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As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. Retrieved July 27,from http: You are commenting using your WordPress. In the years to come she has learned that this expereience ultimately mundo her out and made her mature. However, this led to her discovery of herself.

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

The plot is na in linear order, which I feel is vital in the way this particular story is told. This moment is one of those embarrassing moments in her teenage life. Also the narrator faces a horrible breakup with her first real crush. Remember me on this computer. The resolution conflict, the character made a mistake and she had to face the consequence. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way.

Although I did not get drunk, I could still recall my first love and what I felt when she dumped me. After this experience the narrators life changes. I am sure that at the time she felt different, but now she looks back at it as a learning experience.