Sunday Afternoon by Alice Munro

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In Sunday Afternoon by Alice Munro we have the theme of innocence, acceptance, appearance, desire, class and hope. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Munro may be exploring the theme of class. Throughout the story there is […]

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Day of the Butterfly by Alice Munro

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In Day of the Butterfly by Alice Munro we have the theme of isolation, commitment, connection, betrayal, appearance and friendship. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the first person by a female narrator called Helen who is looking back at a memory from her days as a sixth-grader. What is really noticeable […]

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Walker Brothers Cowboy by Alice Munro

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In Walker Brothers Cowboy by Alice Munro we have the theme of paralysis, connection, acceptance, defeat, letting go, dignity, appearance and secrecy. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the first person by a young female narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Munro may be exploring the […]

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Images by Alice Munro

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In Images by Alice Munro we have the theme of trust, control, struggle, power, fear, acceptance and secrecy. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the first person by a young unnamed, female (child) narrator and from the beginning of the story it would appear that Munro is exploring the theme of trust. […]

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Red Dress—1946 by Alice Munro

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In Red Dress—1946 by Alice Munro we have the theme of appearance, insecurity, acceptance, hope, freedom, opinion and connection. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the first person by a young thirteen year old girl and after reading the story the reader realises that Munro may be exploring the theme of appearance and […]

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The Shining Houses by Alice Munro

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In The Shining Houses by Alice Munro we have the theme of change, appearance, conflict, modernity, independence and acceptance. Taken from her Dance of the Happy Shades collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Munro may be exploring the theme of change. By setting the […]

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