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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The last incident in the story occurs when the narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your WordPress. These elements are what I consider to be the important elements in this story.

You are commenting using your WordPress. One day, she decides to commit suicide by taking six pills of aspirins.

Click here to sign up. Menu Skip to content. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. However, this led to her discovery of herself.

In life, one sometimes has alixe learn from their own mistakes. Unluckily, Berrymans come home early and discover the drama. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She gets caught and has to face her parents. She ended up drinking enough to get drunk and has to call her friend to come help her.


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

That was the first night where her misery started. Martin Collingwood is the now an undertaker. Email required Address never made public. I am sure that at the bj she felt different, but now xn looks back at it as a learning experience. This site uses cookies.

One day, watching him and another girl was more than she could bear. While baby-sitting one night, she decided to get drunk. Email required Address never made public.

Log In Sign Up. As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way.


I suffered a great deal from all of the exposure. The narrator told the story as she knew that what happened years ago was a big mistake, but at the time she thought that was the way to handle a situation.

She then decided to attempt suicide by taking six aspirins which represents each stage in her life; confusion, anguish, frustration, heartbreak, sorrow and depression.

This even can also be seen as a cry for help that the narrator seeks attention. 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.


Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes b much she matured.

When her boyfriend, Martin Collingwood dumped her, she went insane. The language and style are really helped out the story.

Although I did not get drunk, I could still recall my first love and what I felt when she dumped me. October 31, at An Ounce of Cure.

Tone Tone can portray a variety of emotions ranging from serious and critical to witty, wry and humorous. The theme of the story is mainly about maturity.

Skip to main content. She learned aliec her mistake and she did not let it destroy the rest of her life. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here They exchange knowing looks. In the years to come she has learned that this expereience ultimately helped her out and made her mature.