The Theme and Narrative Short Story

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The Theme and Narrative Short Story
Regena Kelley
Introduction to Literature
Mrs. Trillium Sara Hinton
July 30, 2012

The Theme and Narrative Short Story
This is a paper about the theme and narrative short story on “How I Met My Husband” by Alice Munro. The things I will discuss about is describing the theme of the story, the literary elements in this story, and explain how this story element affect the narrative theme. The theme of How I Met My Husband is what the story is about. How I Met My Husband is a story about a 15 year old teenager who is now grown and married telling how she came to finding love and was betrayed by him at a young age and after realizing that he wasn’t going to write a letter as he said to her she found new love years later and married him. The elements in this story I will discuss is all of the elements because all of them makes the story. First, the plot of the story is I think fate is the plot because a young girl thought she found love and believe him when he told her he would write her when he get to where he is going and she believe him she waited on a letter day after day and it never came but if it wasn’t for the pilot telling her he would write her a letter she would not be at the mailbox talking and meeting the mailman and eventually the mailman got her attention after realizing the letter wasn’t going to come and I think fate was what gain her a new love and then she married him. Second, the point of view of the story was wrote in first-person point of view because the now married grown women wanted to tell first hand her experience she had and how she came about to falling in love with one man and he betrayed her and because of that lost as a young age she found another love and he was the one years later her husband after a call and a date to the movies....
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