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For example, the sibling rivalry in The Eye as Munro narrates her five year old self of how she disliked the idea of having another brother of which any young person with a sibling can relate.
The book begun with the story “To Reach Japan” which involved Greta and her husband Peter. The title actually alludes to a bottle in the sea coming from Vancouver and hoping that it will reach Japan. This story is engaging because it is full of allegory that one has to read between the lines. Munro may not be explicit in narrating that this marriage is about break except by hinting their differences that Greta is sentimental who like to romanticize things while Peter is a pragmatist (being an engineer). Munro was not direct that Greta will leave Peter except that we understand what she intends to do. In the train station, there was this scene that the people there are calling and waiting for her but someone is holding her back. This is basically an allegory of Greta’s struggle to leave Peter. I find this story told in the allegory because there are several sub meanings in the narration that the reader had to read between the lines and not just read the text literally. This could be the reason why the novel is very engaging and enjoyable to the readers because there are multiple meanings in the texts.
To Reach Japan is then followed by Amundsen which I did not exactly know what it meant until I read the story. It is actually a place associated with a new teacher at a tuberculosis “san”. It is a strange place because when people do not show up at work, it is expected that something horrible happened to them. Here Alice Munro told us the story of Vivien, Mary and Dr. Alister Fox. The story may sound morbid to me but nevertheless Munro showed her ability to put in stories with complex plot in such a small space of few pages. This may be the least of my
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