• The Justification and the Accentauation of Parental Demands in Brother Dear and Boys and Girls
    Parental Demands Although different time frames can be seen, the short stories “Brother Dear” by Bernice Friesen and “Boys and Girls” by writer Alice Munro Coalesce due to their focus on parental demands, based on the contemplation of the society and the society itself in the corresponding time period...
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  • The Last of the Mohicans Summary
    Henry. They have the Huron and the Iroquois on their side, so the forests are extremely dangerous for English travelers. Duncan Heyward must escort the Munro sisters from Fort Edward to Fort Henry, where their father is. They have an Indian runner, Magua, who is their guide. When in the forest, they are approached...
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  • Lterary Themes
    Literary Themes ENG 125- Introduction to Literature Professor June 21, 2011 Literary Themes In this essay I will be demonstrating my understanding of the literary theme in the short story “How I Met My Husband” by Alice Munro(Clutsgen,2010). I will also identify some of the literary elements...
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  • Relatable Short Stories by Alice Munro
    Relatable Short Stories by Alice Munro Alice Munro is a relatable short story writer who uses life occurrences , trials , and tribulations to depict what the story will be about. She writes about the human condition and relationships seen through the lens of daily life. (Wikipedia ) While the locus...
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  • How I Met My Husband
    experience while working for a doctor and his wife. The author, Alice Munro utilizes several literary techniques to convey a very relatable theme, that of young idealized romance and the ironies we learn about these romances as we get older. Munro conveys this theme by utilizing an interesting first person...
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  • Fulfilling Desires Through Words
    through each carefully crafted sentence is what sets authors aside from others. The style is what stands out, what makes the piece successful. Alice Munro is no exception. The famous Canadian writer has a very intricate style of writing that shines through her words and touches an endless number...
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  • The Last of the Mohicans
    Montcalm, a French general, is planning to take over Fort William Henry from Colonel Munro, the British commander of the fort. Major Heyward was sent by the British general Webb to bring and protect Colonel Munro's daughters, Alice and Cora, to the fort because they wanted to see their father. They have Magua...
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  • James Fenimore Cooper
    manners and proper etiquette. A book of this type was very common for the time and not noteworthy aside from being the book that brought him into the literary world. Cooper's first book of import was The Spy, published in 1821. There were quickly three editions of the book and it was adapted for the New...
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  • Alice Munro and James Purdy
    Rehman 1 Sofia Rehman Professor Adams AML 4321 2/28/14 Alice Munro and James Purdy are two authors who have opposite writing styles. Alice Munro's stories function as Mimetic realism while James Purdy's stories function as visionary realism. Munro's stories can be seen as mimetic realism because...
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  • H H Munroe
     Hector Hugh Munro Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and...
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  • The Shinning Houses- Literary Criticism
    January 11, 2013 Literary Criticism “The Shinning Houses” By Alice Munro The short story The Shinning Houses by Alice Munro epitomizes a time of great change, showing a conflict between the old and the new. Mary is the main character of the story and is faced with a decision that could potentially...
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  • ISP - Child's Play
    will face challenges and discover their darkest desires and deepest temptations. In Alice Munro’s short story Child’s Play, the conflict between Verna, Marlene and Charlene is portrayed through Munro’s use of literary devices which ultimately reveals the loss of innocence experienced by the characters...
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  • Review Last of the Mohicans
    of commander of one of the forts, their traveling companions and the Indians they encounter along the way. The story begins with Alice and Cora, the daughters of Colonel Munro, commander of Fort William Henry, heading out from Fort Edward, accompanied by Major Heyward, to visit their father. The three...
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  • No One
    unnecessary vulgarity here, but don't be put off. Sure, most writers don't know what makes their writing work. And no, King doesn't claim to be a great literary stylist. But he knows-and cares--a lot more about the basic fundamentals of writing than your average motorcycle-riding, garage-band-playing, rock'n'-rolling...
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  • Irony in Tobias Wolff's "Hunter's in the Snow" and Diane Munro's "How I Met My Husband"
    Tobias Wolff’s “Hunters in the Snow” and Alice Munro’s “How I Met My Husband” Irony expresses and often underlines the contrast between two opposite concepts creating an indirect, more sophisticated method of communication. Irony is as efficient in a literary work, as the reader can perceive it. ...
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  • 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. ...
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  • Literature Criticism on How I Meet My Husband by Alice Munro
    LITERATURE CRITICISM ON HOW I MEET MY HUSBAND by Alice Munro In literature,criticism is used when we give our opinion or judgment about the good or bad qualities of something or someone, especially books. In my selected text “ How I Meet my Husband” by Alice Munro, the story is about a young girl, Edie, who...
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  • Poco Feminist Undercurrents in Alice Munro's Carried Away
    our station changed, but the move will be out of one wilderness station unto another.” (Munro 336) This enigmatic quote; a part of ‘A Wilderness Station’ one of the stories in the anthology-‘Carried Away’ by Alice Munroe, not only justifies the title but also sets us onward through the journey into ...
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  • Saki
    | Pen name | Saki | Occupation | Author, Playwright | Nationality | British | Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian...
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  • Comparison essay
    Comparison Essay Budge Wilson’s “The Metaphor” and Alice Munro’s “An Ounce of Cure” are very similar. Both short stories show how young teenage girls sometimes do not get along with their mothers. They also show how people try to commit suicide when they are emotionally hurt. One last thing they...
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