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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You are commenting using your Twitter account. As an adult now she presents the details that will shape the plot as one of a positive note, instead of negative.

She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much ailce matured. 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.

Retrieved July 27,from http: Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way. Skip og main content.


It seemed so realistic and I felt as if I am who are going through all the situation. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This also enabled her to tell the whole story and was able to admit to her mistakes.

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. The story basically presents the decisions a typical teenager makes and the consequences. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here They exchange knowing looks.

To her, this was the end of her pre-destined life. As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are. A moment of weakness occurs and the narrator has a drunken night.

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In life, one sometimes has to learn from their own mistakes. At the beginning, this low self-esteem girl might seems prevalent through what comments she makes when mhnro catches a boy checking her out.

The daughter and mother relationship in the beginning is very unstable. The narrator portrayed the character as this is her most horrible stage in her teenage life. Notify me of new comments via email.


She believed that she was very much in love with a young man by the name Martin Collingwood, but sadly he broke her heart. After the drinking incident, this just seemed to confirm the mothers thoughts of her daughter, and it soon curee all around town.

She has to face her parents xlice tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined. When her boyfriend, Martin Collingwood dumped her, she went insane. As for the falling action, Berrymans took her home and asked her to confess everything to her mother.

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This site uses cookies. The rising action starts when her boyfriend dumped her alce two months for another girl. Remember me on this computer. Tone Tone can portray a variety of emotions ranging from serious and critical cuge witty, wry and humorous.

Later she starts to drunk and vomit. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place.