In chapter 1, "Down the Rabbit-Hole", in the midst of shrinking, Alice waxes philosophic concerning what final size she will end up as, perhaps "going out altogether, like a candle"; this pondering reflects the concept of a limit. In chapter 2, "The Pool of Tears", Alice tries to perform multiplication but produces some odd results: I shall never get to twenty at that rate! Continuing this sequence, going up three bases each time, the result will continue to be less than 20 in the corresponding base notation.
See Article History Alternative Title: She attended the University of Western Ontario but left after two years of studying English and journalism. At age 20, inshe married her first husband, James Munro, and moved to Vancouver.
She moved again in to Victoriawhere the couple started a bookstore and together raised three daughters. After her first marriage ended inshe returned to Ontario and settled in Clinton, near her childhood home, where she lived with her second husband married Munro had begun writing stories as a teenager, and she persevered in her attempt to establish herself as a writer despite years of rejection from publishers and the limitations imposed on her career by the responsibilities of marriage and motherhood.
Her first collection of stories was published as Dance of the Happy Shades Lives of Girls and Women was conceived as a novel but developed into a series of interrelated coming-of-age stories.
Like much of her fiction, the tales capture the social and cultural milieu of her native southwestern Ontario.
Her book Open Secrets contains stories that range in setting from the semicivilized hills of southern Ontario to the mountains of Albania. In Runaway Munro explores the depths of ordinary lives through the use of temporal shifts and realistically rendered reminiscences.
The View from Castle Rock combines history, family memoir, and fiction into narratives of questionable inquiries and obscure replies. Like much of her oeuvrethe stories in Dear Life were unified by examinations of sex, love, and death.
She told an interviewer that Dear Life, her 14th collection, would be her last. She issued several compilations of previously published material, including Selected Stories and Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, — With the exception of Canadian-born American author Saul Bellow who won the prize inMunro was the first Canadian—as well as the 13th woman—to be named the Nobel literature laureate.Join our Oscar insider email list to get the latest news on all things Academy Awards.
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Alice Munro, original name Alice Ann Laidlaw, (born July 10, , Wingham, Ontario, Canada), Canadian short-story writer who gained international recognition with her exquisitely drawn narratives.
The Swedish Academy dubbed her a “master of the contemporary short story” when it awarded her the. The Hollywood Reporter is your source for breaking news about Hollywood and entertainment, including movies, TV, reviews and industry blogs.