Unconscious Rendering in Alice Munro’s Too Much Happiness and Dear Life


  • M. Maria Helen Janoba Research Scholar, S.T.Hindu College, Nagercoil,Tamil Nadu,India.
  • Dr.Karthika Premkumar Assistant Professor, S.T Hindu College, Nagercoil,Tamil Nadu,India.


This paper brings to light the psychological defects and the reason behind the problems in Alice Munro’s select short stories of Too Much Happiness and Dear Life. Alice Munro has kept her second life as an artist secret and this idea of her hidden identity appears in many of her stories in different forms. In most of her works, the protagonists are often married women with children who do not let themselves be oppressed by their husbands, but instead choose to live their own lives. The feeling of hostility, their old memories, the lack of confidence in their life, and the feeling of missing someone deep from their heart are the things that do not allow them to live a happy life. The characters from these two collections have undergone a lot of sufferings since from their childhood which is reflected in their upcoming life whether it is good or bad. Their personality and behaviour is based upon


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Janoba, M. M. H., & Premkumar, D. (2018). Unconscious Rendering in Alice Munro’s Too Much Happiness and Dear Life. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(11), 12. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/5421