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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She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty. She then told her mother about Martin.

I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place. An Ounce of Cure.

She returns home for a funeral. She learned from her mistake and she did not let it destroy the rest of her life. Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way.

She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help her. These elements are what I consider to be the important elements in this story. Hyperbole A hyperbole is a literary device whereas the author uses specific words and phrases to overstress for more noticeable effect.

This also enabled her to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes. I can relate this story well with myself. Top Create a free website or blog at WordPress. The last incident in the story occurs when the narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children. She then calls her best friend, who shows up with another girl and several boys, to help her with her situation.


Also the narrator faces a horrible breakup with her first real crush. The rising action starts when her boyfriend dumped her after two months for another girl. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much she matured.

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 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. Leave a Bby Cancel reply Enter your comment cyre You are commenting using your Twitter account. I could not take my eyes off it.

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

The theme is the growing process and that is exactly what the narrator experiences. The language she uses is not of a humorous type, but more of a serious, or kind of sickly nature. The theme of the story is mainly about maturity.

However, this led to her discovery of herself. The story basically presents the decisions a typical teenager makes and the consequences. The fact that her drinking and her try to attempt suicide are spread throughout the whole town in a blink of eye. At the beginning, this low self-esteem girl might seems prevalent through what comments she makes when she catches a boy checking her out.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Menu Skip to content. One day, she decided to drink a full glass of alcohol as a way to fix herself from her pain. After this experience the narrators life changes. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Email required Address never made public.

Skip to main content. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here That was the first night where her misery started.

Tone Tone can portray a variety of emotions ranging from serious and critical to witty, wry and humorous. Retrieved July 27,from http: One day, watching him and another girl was more than she could bear. As for the falling action, Berrymans took her home and asked her to confess everything to her mother. The description of the drunken escapade seems to be very traumatic for the narrator.

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