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Responses of An ounce of Cure Alice Munros fiction An ounce of Cure described a teenage girls first experience of getting drunk and the prices she paid for it in a humorous and self-ironic tone In the retrospection the girls first love the relationship with her family her friends and the background of the story were showed in front of the reader The author used the first person to narrate this story which got the readers much involved and make the fiction sounds more real Older readers can find the similar vestige of their youth and recall that innocent age which never come back again while younger readers can learn the lessons for their future as an ounce of preparation The story happened in a small town where Most of the people we knew were the same way That is the characteristic of the town and the author gave us a hint that what it was like it was a place of some kind of traditional Citizens hold the same value and conducted likewise They did not accept the things beyond the norm I can imagine that living in this place people will pay close attention to others words and behaviors Any trivial things would be spread quickly and distorted far away from the facts The protagonists intoxication was described as another story of committing suicide that ruins her reputation At the same time it was eighties that in peoples mind it was a bad thing of girls drunk To be honest young peoples getting drunk is not a big deal Nobody will notice if the same thing happen in a bigger spot and in the twenties The main character was an ordinary and simple teenage girl with a strait-laced parents The environment where she grew up should have made her realized the harm of drunk however she still can not resist the temptation It can be understood since most
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