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In the short story An Ounce of Cure by Alice Munro the main points reflex around the coming of age of an ignorant and innocent teenager The story show us that teenagers attitude are shaped on the idea of what the people in the town think a typical teenager in their town should be whats expected and whats not expected to be done The narrator seem to be ignorant to a lot of things at the time of the climax of the story which was the point at which she got drunk her friends came over to help and she got busted for drinking on her job I think that at this time she realizes what her mother meant when she said ignorance or innocence if you like you is not always such a fine thing as people think and I am not sure it may not be dangerous for a girl like you She realizes that her mother knew that physically and academically she can do whats expected of her but emotional anything was possible she told them that although I seemed to do well enough at school I was extremely backward or perhaps eccentric in my emotional development She was ignorant to the fact that something could happen to someone in an emotional confuse stage like herself and the effect alcohol might have on her She was also ignorant to her action after been influence by the alcohol She was a very innocent person who became a victim of alcohol Perhaps she never think that just two glasses of alcohol could have gotten her so sick and affect her the way it did After the incident she had with alcohol her eyes seem to be open to a lot of things For instant she seem to realize that the boy wasnt worth the embarrassment she went though neither was he worth she acting so stupid This put her entire reputation on a
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