An Analysis Of Mrs. Dubose's Morphine Abuse

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Mrs. Dubose is a morphine addict for a long duration of time. After receiving the doctor’s notice about her limited time left before the time for her comes, she realizes that there are ways overcome her addiction and be clean before her death. She decides to use Jem’s punishment of his reading to her as a distraction. The quote tells readers that spending the rest of her life on morphine would have died led her to a painless death, but she was determine and had the courage to die without having something supporting her but herself. This establishes Mrs. Dubose courageousness of making the decision of dying with agony so she can overcome her morphine addiction. Mrs. Dubose’s fight against her addiction of morphine would not have been as successful

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