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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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However, this led to her discovery of herself. For me, the story was well written and realistic. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of oucne.

I could not take my eyes off it. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

The narrator of the story faces a tough time in her life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. Her repuatiation is ruined.

Although I did not curre drunk, I could still recall my first love and what I felt when she dumped me. I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place.

Remember me on this computer. In the end, she is getting matured when she discovered that she was completely over the boy and she learned a valuable lesson about how actions have consequences. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing.

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Analysis of Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure.” | myenglishlitblog

She tells us about her first love and her first kiss. She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help her. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening. The last incident in the story occurs when the narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children.

She drank alcohol to try to forget about Martin which had consequences to it because she ended up being punished. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and ouncce how much she aan. She was once decided to commit suicide by taking aspirins; six pills. Time had passed for the author to be able to tell a humorous story that is why she could tell the story from a perspective that was not biased.

Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses specific words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect. Notify me of new comments via email. The narrator faces acceptance problems among her parents.

In life, one sometimes has to learn from their own mistakes. Unluckily, Berrymans come home early and discover the drama. Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way.


Retrieved July 27,from http: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: She just wants to feel accepted in life the way most teenagers do.

She takes a breakup, her first drank, and the horrible social effects on her and turns mynro all into a message with good. While baby-sitting one night, she decided to get drunk.

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

As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. One night while she was babysitting, she has a little too much too drink. The Berryman fire her immediately.

She believed that she was very much in love with a young man by the name Martin Collingwood, but sadly he broke her heart. Comments 0 Trackbacks 1 Leave a comment Trackback. Email required Address never made public. After this experience the narrators life changes. Her reputation at the school grieved greatly until another girl did something even more foolish and people forgot about her.

She learned from her mistake and she did not let it destroy the rest of her life.