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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You are commenting using your Facebook account. The protagonist was fifteen years old.

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She describes it as a very intense, moment. You are commenting using your WordPress. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Munfo feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place.

One day, watching him and another girl was more than she could bear. Later she starts wn drunk and vomit. The detail was enough to help the readers picture the scenarios and the depression which the character is experiencing.

I am sure that at the time she felt different, but now she looks back at it as a learning experience. After the incident, she was alive to date again. Notify me of new comments via email.

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As a teenager, so many things akice to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see mnuro I can relate this story well with myself. You are commenting using your Twitter account. For me, the story was well written and realistic. The daughter and mother relationship in the beginning is very unstable. One day, she decides to commit suicide by taking six pills of aspirins.


One day, she decided to drink a full glass of alcohol as a way to fix herself from her pain. The rising action starts when her boyfriend dumped her after two months for another girl. Email required Address never made public.

Menu Skip to content. To her, this was the end of her pre-destined life. This site uses cookies. After this experience the narrators life changes.

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.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She drank alcohol to try to forget about Martin which had consequences to it because she ended up being punished. The plot is arranged in linear order, which I feel is vital in the way this particular story is told.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: However, she decided to stops at sixth. However, this led to her discovery of herself. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

The Berryman fire her immediately. I could not take my eyes off it. The description of the drunken escapade seems to be very traumatic for the narrator. You are commenting using your WordPress. This moment is one of those embarrassing moments in her teenage life.


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

She learned from her mistake and she did not let it destroy the rest of her life. She then decided to attempt suicide by taking six aspirins which represents each stage zn her life; confusion, anguish, frustration, heartbreak, sorrow and depression.

Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses specific words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect. Unluckily, Berrymans come home early and discover the drama.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: In the end, she did forgets Martin. This site uses cookies. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Tone Tone can portray a variety of emotions ranging from serious and critical to witty, wry and humorous. Notify me of new comments via email. The resolution conflict, the character made a mistake and she had to face the consequence. This also enabled her to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes.

The language she uses is curee of a humorous type, but more of a serious, or kind of sickly nature.