Runaway Summary
Alice Munro

Everything you need to understand or teach Runaway by Alice Munro.

  • Runaway Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Runaway Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Runaway Overview

"Runaway" is a short story by Canadian writer Alice Munro. It was originally published in The New Yorker in 2003, and later added to her short story collection Runaway in 2004. It tells the story of a woman named Carla who is trapped in a bad marriage to a man who runs a farm. Carla enlists the help of her neighbor, Sylvia, to escape her husband. The story explores themes like the cyclical nature of abuse, youth versus age, and female friendship.

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Runaway Study Guide

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