Jesus Eduardo Lopez La Rosa
4 April 2013
Flannery O’Connor was one of the greatest writers of short stories in the 20th century. She has born in 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. She died in August 3, 1964. Flannery O’Connor died from lupus disease. Her father also died from the same disease. Flannery O’Connor includes several aspects of her life in her short stories. Her writing style was also mayor influenced by her life and her disease that will be somehow included in her stories. “The Legacy of the South” according to Flannery O'Connor's writing: a guide for the perplexed. By Michael M. Jordan “O'Connor had a very sharp eye and ear for the sights and sounds of her native land. And for me, a native of western North Carolina living in exile in the Midwest, it is a joy to encounter the "Southernness" in her fictional world, despite the fact that this world she presents is often not at all lovely. She did not wear rose-colored glasses, and her eye seized upon the depraved, the vulgar, and the grotesque. But there is no doubt that she captured the Southernness of her region.” This South Proud is included in her stories. Flannery O’Connor studied in a Catholic school; this will give her a strong sense of god and religion. Beside she went to a Catholic school, she uses the religious theme in a more ironic manner because of her life, her disease and the dead of her father by the same conditions that she had. When the reader analyze and interpret two stories “Good Country People” and “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” is important to keeping in mind the personal connections that author has with this particular genre and writing style.
“Good Country People opens with a vivid description of Mrs. Freeman and her inability to see any character flaws in herself. A woman who can never be brought to admit she is wrong; she instead will change the subject or become distracted with something else. This opening scene also introduces...