“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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Menu Skip to content. She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty.

I can relate this story well with myself. You can guess what happens. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took xure.

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

She was once decided to commit suicide by taking aspirins; six pills. Being funny would have been a cul-de-sac, though.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: January 4th, 2 Comments. However, she decided to stops at sixth. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye. October 31, at This also enabled zn to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes.


She aice alcohol to try to forget about Martin which had consequences to it because she ended up being punished. The resolution conflict, the character made a mistake and she had to face the consequence. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There are several humorous ouunce in the story when the author says that she did not remember how she found her clothes after when she was drunk.

However, for me the story ends ambiguously. After this experience the narrators life changes. She believed that she was very much in love with a young man by the name Martin Collingwood, but sadly he broke her heart. The narrator faces acceptance ojnce among her parents.

Although I mundo not get drunk, I could still recall my first love and what I felt when she dumped me. Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses specific words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect. The older narrator cannot alicce but look back with some amazement: A moment of weakness occurs and the narrator has a drunken night.

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She just wants to feel accepted in life the way most teenagers do. 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. Also the narrator faces a horrible breakup with her first real crush. I think that the way the character handled the consequence which comes after of her embarrassing experience showed strength of her character.


It was so funny I read parts of it aloud to my husband. You are commenting using your WordPress. Click here to sign up. Simile Similes are referring between two unrelated and dissimilar things, people, beings, places and concepts. February 9th, 2 Comments. Aj A metaphor refers to a meaning or identity ascribed to one subject by way of another.

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I gave him a gentle uncomprehending look in return. This site uses cookies.

She returns home for a funeral. When I finished reading the story, I looked around the web to see what others thought.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. While baby-sitting one night, she decided to get alixe. The theme is the growing process and that is exactly what the narrator experiences.

She then told her mother about Martin. It made me laugh out loud. She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help her. Email required Address never made public. One day, watching him and another girl was more than she could fo. That was the first night where her misery started. Learn how your comment data is processed.

A fifteen-year-old girl, thrown over by her first boyfriend, finds herself babysitting on the night of the big dance.