“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. 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. Trevor. If Munro was funny in “The Office,” that’s nothing compared to the humor she uses in “An Ounce of Cure.” This story had me laughing out.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here A fifteen-year-old girl, thrown over by her first boyfriend, finds herself babysitting on the night of the big dance.
This poor girl, who drank hoping for a change in mood, ends up plastered, dangerously so considering the mixture she concocted and the amount she drank. But Faulkner can indulge his funny bone in ambiguous and dangerous territory and win the Nobel Prize, so I wonder here about there being different rules for women something Munro herself appears to question frequently. Take a second to support The Mookse and the Gripes on Patreon! I gave him a gentle uncomprehending look in return.
The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing.
Menu Skip to content. Being funny would have been a cul-de-sac, though. It was so funny I read parts of it aloud to my husband. The plot is arranged in linear order, which I feel is vital in the way this particular story is told.
I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye. She then told her mother about Martin. I think that the way the character handled the consequence which comes after of her embarrassing experience showed strength of her character.
Simile Similes are referring between two unrelated and dissimilar things, people, beings, places and concepts.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You are commenting using your WordPress. One day, she decides to commit suicide by taking six pills of aspirins.
Notify me of new comments via email. This protagonist is a fifteen year old girl who is suffering from heartbreak when her boyfriend dumped her. She believed that she was very much in love ,unro a young man by the name Martin Collingwood, but sadly he broke her heart. PLOT The setting is in a conservative town. Learn how your comment data is processed. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening.
This also enabled her to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes.
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Short Story 0 Comments. You are commenting using your Facebook account. One night while she was babysitting, she has a little too much too drink.
This even can also be seen as a cry for help that the narrator seeks attention. She then calls her best friend, who shows up with another girl and several boys, to help her with her situation. Dance of the Happy Shades: She has to face her parents and tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined. 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.
The narrator seems to have recovered well enough from this event and from the years of ostracism. An Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro was about grown woman who is retelling the story of an event that oknce when she was younger.
As for the falling action, Berrymans took her home and asked her to confess everything to her mother. December 15th, 0 Comments.
“An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro (Theme)
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.
When I finished reading the story, I looked munfo the web pf see what others thought. However, she decided to stops at sixth. Notify me of new comments via email. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. She gets caught and has to face her parents.
This did not prove to be a concrete hardship at all, because it was at least that long before anybody asked me.