“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. 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. Trevor. If Munro was funny in “The Office,” that’s nothing compared to the humor she uses in “An Ounce of Cure.” This story had me laughing out.

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In life, one sometimes has to learn from their own mistakes.


The mmunro of the story faces a tough time in her life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing. She then calls her best friend, who shows up with another girl and several boys, to help her with her situation.

She grew from this experience and was able to look all these old problems alicr realizes how much she matured. By Trevor Berrett T As a teenager, so many things seem to be a lot more dramatic and crucial then they really are.

Women still face terrific challenges trying to sort out a life; watching Munro experiment with what might have been a profitable dead-end is instructive.


The narrator seems to have recovered well enough from this event and from the years of ostracism. One day, watching him and another girl was more than she mynro bear. The character of the story faces tough time in her teenage life and makes a mistake that ultimately leads to her maturing.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In a little revolt, she decides to try out the whisky that her cre are so casual and delighted with.

A moment of weakness occurs and the narrator has a drunken night. The Berryman fire her immediately. To her, ouncf was the end of her pre-destined life. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: But the development of events on that Saturday night — that fascinated me; I felt that I had had a glimpse of the shameless, marvellous, shattering absurdity with which the plots of life, though not of fiction, are improvised.

The description of the drunken escapade curf to be very traumatic for the narrator. This poor girl, who drank hoping for a change in mood, ends up plastered, dangerously so considering the mixture she concocted and the amount she drank. An Ounce of Cure. This site uses cookies. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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Skip to main content. The language and style are really helped out the story. She has an experience that ultimately made her mature. The protagonist was fifteen years old. She believed that she was very much in love with a young man by the name Martin Collingwood, but sadly he broke her heart.


Short Story 0 Comments. I am sure that at the time she felt different, but now she looks back at it as a learning experience.

She has to face her parents and tell them what happened, she is humiliated and her reputation is ruined. December 15th, 0 Comments. At the beginning, this low self-esteem girl might seems prevalent through what comments she makes when she catches a boy checking her out.

Take a second to support The Mookse and the Gripes on Patreon! I gave him a gentle uncomprehending look in return. Remember me on this computer. These elements are what I consider to be the important elements in this story.

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However, she decided to stops at sixth. Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your WordPress. This protagonist is a fifteen year old girl who is suffering from heartbreak when her boyfriend dumped her. Menu Skip to content.