Literary Critique An Ounce Of Cure By Alice Munro Essays and Term Papers

  • Literary Critique - an Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro

    Reader Response Paper – Point of View, An Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro The short story An Ounce of Cure is narrated in the first person. The author uses foreshadowing in the first two paragraphs. The narrator, who is also the unnamed main character, paints a picture of herself as stable adult woman...

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  • “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro

    “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro I. Summary #1 The story “An Ounce of Cure” by Alice Munro is a story portraying the life of a teenage girl. The story unfolds events that will eventually present the decisions a typical teenager will make and the consequences to their actions. The story presents the...

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  • An Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro

    "Kids will be kids." (Unknown) That is the theme of the story "An Ounce of Cure," by Alice Munro. This story starts out with the narrator and her boyfriend breaking-up. She is very sad. Soon after, she baby-sits for the Berrymans'. While there, she drinks some of their liquor. After a few drinks...

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  • Alice Munro's an Ounce of Cure

    Modern literary analyses and studies make the link between literary techniques such as narrative and storytelling and several other disciplines. Thus, one may find the theories of narrative and storytelling extending up to several major disciplines, such as philosophy, psychology, and literary criticism...

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  • Literary Response to Boys and Girls by Alice Munro

    Response to “Boys and Girls” by Alice Munro “Boys and Girls” by Alice Munro is a short story discussing the life of a young girl and her struggle for her identity within society and also within her family. The story shows the indefinite struggle of a young girl. The struggle that the young girl...

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  • AN OUNCE OF CURE

    AN OUNCE OF CURE Summary In the story “An Ounce of Cure” By Alice Munro, the narrator is unnamed and speaks in first person. The story follows the life of a teenage girl going through a “mid-life” teenage crisis. The setting is a very conservative southern town in the 1960’s, where it is considered...

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  • An Ounce Of Cure

    The first love is hard to get over especially when the love is not reciprocated.  Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure” describes a teenager’s reaction to being dumped by her first boyfriend. How the main character handles her problem is the crux of the story. Setting The setting of the story is a small...

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  • An Ounce of Cure

    Hills like White Elephants The story, told nearly in its entirety through dialogue, is a conversation between a young woman and a man waiting for a train in Spain. As they talk, it becomes clear that the young woman is pregnant and that the man wants her to have an abortion. Through...

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  • An ounce of cure

    As the old saying goes, "an ounce of cure is worth a pound of prevention". I believe that this is what the author thought of when choosing the title for this story. There is a lot of wisdom found in these words that is usually only realized after the fact. This reminds me of another old saying that I...

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  • A Literary Analysis on How I Met My Husband by Alice Munro

    I read How I Met My Husband by Alice Munro. This is a short story told in the first-person narrative. The theme of this story is a simple, but good one. The theme is love. Or to put it in broader terms, the theme could be described as while sometimes it may come from heartbreak, fate can bring is to...

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  • Alice Munro

    ever been before. Alice Munro is a fascinating Canadian short story writer whose stories can take readers to a much needed get away. Alice Laidlaw was born on July 10, 1931, the eldest of three siblings, born to Robert Laidlaw, a fox farmer, and Anne Clark Laidlaw, a teacher. Alice began writing as...

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  • Alice Munro

    Alice Munro's collection of short stories in Open Secrets is one example of her focus on women, ordinary women, and the lives they experience and lead. Her stories present us with characters that think, feel, and develop in normal, as well as abnormal, situations. In the following discussion we focus...

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  • An Ounce of Cure - Essay

    no longer a child, but an adult. “coming of age” is not something that usually happens in one exact moment but a gradual experience. In Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure”, the narrator recalls her past as a teenager. During these years, she experiences heart-wrenching situations that no one her age should...

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  • An Ounce of Cure 1

    it takes a melodramatic event to reveal an individual’s true identity. The old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is the possible basis of the author’s title – “An Ounce of Cure “. The title foretells coming events by implying that something emotionally devastating happens...

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  • An Ounce of Cure Defined

    An Ounce of Cure Defined In Alice Munro’s, “An Ounce of Cure,” a typical teenage girl, after being dumped by her boyfriend, takes drastic actions to forget her emotions and later finds herself face to face with reality. With that feeling of hurt, devastation, and slight bitterness inside of her, she...

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  • Alice munro paper

    An Almost Real Life “A real life” is a short story; and part of a collection of stories called, “Open Secrets,” written by Alice Munro. This story introduces a woman named Dorrie, a woman who lives in the countryside of Canada. For years since her brother’s death, Dorrie has remained stagnant in her...

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  • Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov

    Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov: A Comparative Analysis Ms. Sangita L. Patil Research Scholar, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India) The comparative analysis of the stories of two famous contemporary writers Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov gives an opportunity to follow the...

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  • compare and contrast alice munro

     Compare And Contrast Two Short Stories By Alice Munro In Alice Munro’s two short stories “How I Met My Husband” and “Walker Brothers Cowboy” there are many similarities and dissimilarities. The main points of contrast and comparison are the setting, social and economic standing and theme. Throughout...

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  • "Forgiveness in Families" by Alice Munro

    "Forgiveness in Families" was a very deep touching story written by Alice Munro. It talked about the author's mother who had gone unconscious on the bathroom floor when her brother, Cam, was supposed to take care of her due to she was vomiting before. His sister, Val, which was the author, had waited...

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  • Boys and Girls by Alice Munro

    in "Boys and Girls" composition written by Alice Munro. In this story, the main character, who appears to be an unnamed girl, faces her awakening body and the challenge of developing her social identity in a man's world. Through first-person narration, Munro shows the girl's views of femininity by describing...

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