“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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Although I did not get drunk, I could still recall my first love and what I felt when she dumped me.

Menu Skip to content. She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much she matured. For me, the story was well written and realistic. I gave him a gentle uncomprehending look in return. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening.

They exchange knowing looks. The protagonist was fifteen years old. You are commenting using your WordPress. In the end, she did forgets Martin.

I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place. She has to face her parents and tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined.

This protagonist is a fifteen year old girl who is suffering from heartbreak when her boyfriend dumped her. This even can also be seen as a cry for help that the narrator seeks attention.


Click here to sign up. 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. I think that the way the character handled the consequence which comes after of her embarrassing experience showed strength of her character. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

By Trevor Berrett T She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help muro.

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

Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way. She takes a breakup, her first drank, and the horrible social effects on her and turns it all into a message with good. She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: She is able to tell us readers of the incidents without any emotions like when she was still a teenager she was going to have a lot of emotions. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In life, one sometimes has to learn from their own mistakes. Tone Tone can portray a variety of emotions ranging from serious and critical to witty, wry and humorous.

When I finished reading the story, I looked around the web to see what others thought. Her reputation at the school grieved greatly until another girl did something even more foolish and people forgot about her. The whole town now knows of her bad relationship with Martin, but this seems to prove helpful to the narrator overall. This girl was suffering, tried to find some relief, and was severely punished for it.


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 humor is a device we often use to cover up our genuine horror. You are commenting using your Twitter account. She then decided to attempt suicide by taking six aspirins which represents each stage in her life; confusion, anguish, frustration, heartbreak, sorrow and depression. The detail was enough to help the readers picture the scenarios and the depression which the character is experiencing.

Simile Similes are referring between two unrelated and dissimilar things, people, beings, places and concepts.

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As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. The narrator portrayed the character as this is her most horrible stage in her teenage life.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The narrator of the story faces a tough time in her life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

January 4th, 2 Comments. She returns home for a funeral.

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