Alice Munro: Short Stories Glossary

Alice Munro: Short Stories Glossary

Pleasure

a feeling of satisfaction

Rueful

expressing sorrow

Vulnerable

Being open to sad feelings

Coherent

Logical

Understatement

Presenting something as being smaller than it actually is

Perceive

to become aware of

Plausible

believable

Virtue

high moral standards

Keen

eager

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