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 is able to qn us readers of the incidents without any emotions like when she was still a teenager she was going to have a lot of emotions. The description of the drunken escapade seems to be very traumatic for the narrator.

This protagonist is a fifteen year old girl who is suffering from heartbreak when her boyfriend dumped her.

I suffered a great deal from all of the exposure. I can relate this story well with myself. The narrator of the story faces a tough time in her life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. One night while she was babysitting, she has a little too much too drink. You are commenting using your Facebook account.


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

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 story basically presents the decisions a typical teenager makes and the consequences. Top Create a free website or blog at WordPress. The theme is the growing process and that is exactly what the narrator experiences.

This moment is one of those embarrassing moments in her teenage life. The whole town now knows of her bad relationship with Martin, but this seems to prove helpful to the narrator overall. In the end, she did forgets Martin.

To find fure more, including how to control cookies, see here: The daughter and mother relationship in the beginning is very unstable. She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems and realizes how much she matured. Her sentences are short and sort of absent-minded; but not in a funny way.

She describes it as a very intense, moment.

Analysis of Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure.” | myenglishlitblog

The last incident in the story occurs when ,unro narrator comes back after college, marriage, and children. One day, she decided to drink a full glass of alcohol as a way to fix herself from her pain. I feel that the character gives us a deeper insight into the main character and how the events took place.


She then calls her best friend, who shows up with another girl and several boys, to help her with her situation. She drank alcohol to try to forget about Martin which had consequences to it because she ended up being punished.

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

She returns home for a funeral. Email required Address never made public. Comments 0 Trackbacks 1 Leave a comment Trackback. Notify me of new comments via email. She describes what movements she does remember as murky and uncertainty. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. In the years to come she has learned that this expereience ultimately helped her out and made her mature. However, she decided to munto at sixth. Teenagers often exaggerate their tragedies as their insecurities hit them hard which result in sometimes towards life threatening.

She was once decided to commit suicide by taking aspirins; six pills.