The writer shows that Edie is portrayed as a very naive teenage girl who falls in love and make a false judgment of what love is all about. Alice began publishing her work in magazines and grew to publishing her own books. One day they heard a plane pass by, and they ran into the yard to look. She also states how she loved the lighting in thekitchen and the double sink. However, unlike most first person narration, she didn't choose it to make the reader see and feel only what young Edie sees and feels.
So, she accepted her fate and married someone of her own class. Peebles, who have recently moved to a country farm, not to work it but just to live there. She is coming of age, another theme in the story. She told of how she longed for a boyfriend or someone to kiss. He was a creep who ran out on his fiancé at least once, but possible twice. Meanwhile, she either forgives or fails to notice the lack of country manners being demonstrated by the men around her. Female Roles At the beginning of Munro's short story, we meet Edie.
In the story How I Met My Husband, Edie shows the growth from someone who is very naïve to someone who is more realistic. Edie was hired to help at the home of Dr. They like to think you aren't curious. She uses ordinary and worldly events, actual locations, and a very ironic tone in the story. But the tone of the story, and the time it takes for him to court Edie, makes us think there is more to him than meets the eye. It never occurred to her. Peebles is out with the kids having their hair cut, Edie gets the idea of trying on one of Mrs.
Edie, our narrator, discusses the differences she notices between her more rural life back home and her new, more modern life with the Peebles family throughout the entire story. Edie Buying Farms used to be a lower class characteristics Meant working status and exagerrated your status as a lower class being Hidden truths of reality Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You - 1974 Final Line Tent Scene Suggestiveness in the statements Reader should be questioning the reliablitity of the author at this point Does Chris want to be with Alice? Edie was hired to help at the home of Dr. She willing to drive from the city to suburb just to convince Chris to marry her. This is where the Mrs. Edie anxiously awaits the mail, the letter Chris promised, each day. She tells her story based on an event from her past.
At the end of the story, Edie tells how she was courted for two years, engaged for another year, and then married to the mailman. As the story continues, Chris adapts to his new role at the fair and befriends the Peebleses. Peebles and the children were away on a picnic, Edie goes to Chris's campsite to talk with him. Then when Edie is caught in Mrs. Edie hope for a caring and concern man that will give her a good life in the future. Thomas Arp and Greg Johnson.
The way the plot is arranged adds to the suspense. For example, because Edie really wanted someone to love her, she really believed Chris would send her a letter. The theme of this story is a simple, but good one. At the end of the story the reader may wonder if she is even in love with her husband at all, or if she married him because she was too afraid to hurt his feelings by saying no. At the end of the story, Edie tells how she was courted for two years, engaged for another year, and then married to the mailman. I imagined me making this journey day after day and year after year, and my hair starting to go gray, and I thought, I was never made to go on like that.
After Chris leave Edie, Edie keeps on waiting for the fake promise letter from him. They chat, they kiss, and he tells Edie of his plan to leave, immediately. I bet she never put down fruit in her life. That night, she sneaks out to meet him. Also, the character of Alice has some interesting meaning to the story. The story revolves around the result that everybody but the teacher probably expects when she admonishes her class to be nice to a student.
She is still the person who wants to please everyone. She tells her story with more wonder than not at her good fortune for having met both men. Lower Class Edie's Innocence Naivety Values Marriage Childlike Still keeps in mind older customs Edie's Guiltiness Tent Scene Fonding over Chris Passes Judgement freely Sly about her observations. Chris is a man character in the story and he is undermines the oppression of women. Her conception of death and how she portrays it in 'Because' exposes. Chris comes, happy on the outside, but that turns out to be just a show, a show Alice knows well. Whereupon the airman knocks on the door.
For example, when Edie admits to being intimate with Chris, the reader is aware of the misunderstanding from the start, while Edie becomes upset and doesn't understand Alice Kelling and Mrs. Although Edie is not afraid to use her baking skills to bake Mr. In the story, the character of woman such as Edie, Alice Kelling, Mrs. Edie, the protagonist, is a maid that works for the Peebles family. Peebles, Edie, and Loretta Bird at supper keeps the reader engaged.