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    Flannery O’Connor. (xii) Not to long ago, I read my first Mary Flannery O’Connor story and I came to view Mary Flannery O’Connor as an artist whose key subject was grace, but what are these stories, these works of art truly about, what is Flannery O’ Connor trying to tell the readers. In order to interpret a story though the eyes of an author like Flannery O’Connor you must first look through the eyes of the author. You must see what he/she sees. It would be arrogant to believe that a person can truly

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    In the Terminator trilogy, Sarah Connor is one of the main protagonists. She is John Connor's, the destined leader of the Resistance against the machines, mother. Her son John would be the one to lead the humans in the war against the machines, the Terminators. In the first two Terminator movies Sarah Connor plays a huge role. She is the perfect example of a feminine hero due to her trying to stop Judgement Day while fighting for survival against the T-800 in the first movie and the T-1000 in the

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    his household is also a sign of his weakness. The house that he built is “part dwelling place and part massive monument” (Margaret Laurence 3). Grandfather Connor, a pioneer in Manawaka, is a monument himself and is often associated with his architectural feat. The title of Margaret Laurence’s novel is A Bird in the House; Grandfather Connor is the house that both shelters and entraps the people – especially the women – in his life with his actions. With a stranglehold on his household, Grandfather

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    relatives (O?Connor 907).This is the first example of the egocentric ways that lead her to her demise. She wants to uproot the whole family ,only for her benefit. She also does not want to go to Florida because there is a escaped convict, an evil man, on the loose. She says, "The Misfit is aloose from the Federal Pen and headed toward Florida and you read here what it says he did to those people" (O?Connor 907). Critic Richard Spivey explains the use of violence in O?Connor?s work: "O?Connor dealt with

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    Good Country People by Flannery O'Connor Good Country People'; by Flannery O’Connor is an excellent example of irony in literature. From beginning to end it has a steady procession of irony, much of it based on the title of the story: “Good Country People.'; In the beginning of the story we meet Mrs. Freeman, wife of the hired hand. She and her husband have been working for Mrs. Hopewell for four years. “The reason for her keeping them so long was that they were not trash. They were ‘Good Country

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    Bio: 16 year old high school student Essay: Gambling addict Connor O’Neil ends up deep in debt after he borrows money from almost every loan shop in town to fuel his addiction. In order to pay the mounds of money that he owes, he is requested to coach a little-league baseball team, the Kekambas. At first, Connor doesn’t start off right with the kids and doesn’t see the point of him being there. Even though Connor paid the kids no attention, they were somehow inspired by his presence. Later, He realizes

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    Flannery O'Connor's "Good Country People" In "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor, uses symbolism in the choice of names, almost to the point of being ironic and humorous. These names center around the personality and demeanor of the characters. Hulga, once known as Joy, simply changed her name because it was the ugliest she could think of. Mrs. Freeman's name is ironic because she is burdened by the land that she works, so is not really free. Mrs. Hopewell?s name is also ironic

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    Comparing Characters in O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find and Revelation The grandmother and The Misfit of Flannery O'Connor's 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' are backward, opposite images of each other. However, the grandmother does have similarities with the character, Ruby Turpin in O'Connor's short story, 'Revelation'. The grandmother is portrayed as being a selfish self-involved woman who wants her way, a person with little memory, just a basic old woman living with her only son. The

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    The Jungle

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    to drift away from his pregnant wife, Ona, throughout their relationship, and Jurgis eventually turns to alcohol. Jurgis reaches his breaking point when he discovers that Ona was harassed an then raped by her boss, Phil Connor. Jurgis then storms to Ona's factory and beats Connor. He is eventually arrested and sentenced to thirty days in prison. As he is in prison, he worries about the family, who no longer has a head of the family to support them. Upon release from jail, Jurgis finds out that Ona

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    snakes suggested by ?rattles? returns in that episode, when the grandmother touches The Misfit?s shoulder: he ?springs? back ?as if a snake had bitten him.? As one who embraces evil, The Misfit recognizes its venom in others. With this story, O?Connor violates a fiction convention: She begins her story with one protagonist, the grandmother, but ends with another, The Misfit. The text can be read as a struggle for narrative authority; The Misfit usurps the grandmother?s perogative to ?write? the

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