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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Email required Address never made public. The narrator portrayed the character as this is her most horrible stage in her teenage life.

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

PLOT The setting is in a conservative town. One night while she was babysitting, she has a little too much too drink.

Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses aluce words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect. The language and style are really helped out the story. The narrator told the story as she knew that what happened years ckre was a big mistake, but at the time she thought that was the way to handle a situation. The character which been portrayed by Alice Munro is a protagonist and could be considered as a dynamic character as the narrator never gives her an addresses.

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An Ounce of Cure. When her boyfriend, Martin Collingwood dumped her, alicw went insane. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. However, she decided to stops at sixth. The whole town now knows of her bad relationship with Martin, but this seems to prove helpful to the narrator overall.


Her reputation at the school grieved greatly until another girl did something even more foolish and people forgot about munr.

Enter the email address you signed up with and lf email you a reset link. While baby-sitting one night, she decided to get drunk. One day, she decided to drink a full glass of alcohol as a way to fix herself from her pain.

Menu Skip to content. I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place.

Tone Tone can portray a variety aj emotions ranging from serious and critical to witty, wry and humorous. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye. Skip to main content. Metaphor A metaphor refers to a meaning or identity ascribed to one subject by way of another.

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. This even can also be seen as a cry for help that the narrator seeks attention. Simile Similes are referring between two unrelated and dissimilar things, people, beings, places and concepts. In life, one sometimes has to learn from their own mistakes.

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She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much she matured. Retrieved July 27,from http: The last incident in the chre occurs when the narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children.

She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty. They exchange knowing looks. October 31, at By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


She gets caught and has to face her parents. These elements are what I consider to be the important punce in this story. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Log In Sign Up. Email required Address never made public.

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I think that the way the character handled the consequence which comes after of her embarrassing experience showed strength of her character.

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The theme of the story is mainly about maturity. I am sure that at the time she felt different, but now she looks back at it as a learning cute. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Berryman fire zlice immediately. She just wants to feel accepted in life the way most teenagers do. There are several humorous outlooks in the story when the author says that she did not remember how she found her clothes after when she was drunk.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Remember me on this computer. She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help her. She then calls her best friend, who shows up with another girl and several boys, to help her with her situation.