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    Southern Gothic Literature

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    Southern Gothic Literature is a subgenre of Gothic fiction writing, which takes place in the American South. The Southern Gothic style is one of that employs the topics such as death, bizarre, violent, madness, and supernatural. These tools are used “to explore social issues and reveal the cultural character of the American South (Wikipedia).” The view of the South which is self-identified as the “national” or “American” view is basically a colonial Romance, with the rest of the nation identified

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    Cimone Legendre Mrs. Myszkowski English 1102 20 April 2017 Southern Gothic Literature Research Paper When it comes to Southern Gothic literature, most authors that had written in this genres stories were younger such as twenty-one through twenty-four when the stories were created. Southern Gothic Literature has always been around and it will continue being around as long as it remains a popular genre. Now, what is Southern Gothic literature? It is a type of writing that was created in the south. The

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    Elements of Southern Gothic Literature Literature comes in all types of styles and one type is Southern Gothic. But what makes a story develop into this type of Southern Gothic style? There are many characteristics that are apparent in literature, so what conditions are distinct that would give them the term Southern Gothic literature? What kind of elements do we call for when trying to find this type of literature? Southern Gothic is a literature that has a style all its own. It has it unique

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    Southern Gothic literature was conceived in post-antebellum 19th century America upon the yarns of Samuel Clemmons; known to his followers by the pen name “Mark Twain”, the master comic distortion of his contemporary society. Twain wove the instinctive world into absurdity, unattractiveness, and parody by Henry Clay Lewis. The birth of Southern Gothic literature wouldn’t come to full radiance until the 20th century upon the concepts of Dixie humor, dark romanticism, and literary naturalism; forming

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    The Sound and The Fury

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    The Sound and the Fury is a compelling novel written by William Faulkner. It was released in 1929, during an era called the Roaring 20s. This was a time during which literature reflected drastic changes in society, as well as the consumerism that emerged from the invention of the automobile. Faulkner, contrastingly, explores the themes of love and morality in this novel. But most importantly, its message of sorrow and moral decay are incomparable to any other novel. In The Sound and the Fury, through

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    Southern Antebelum

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    statesman and critic Hugh Swinton Legaré, editor and contributor to the Southern Review (1828-32). The group included among its membership romantic poet Paul Hamilton Hayne , editor of Russell's magazine (1857-60), and other lyrical sentimental poets of the pro-Confederacy school such as Henry Timrod, "Laureate of the Confederacy." The most influential member of the group, and probably in his time the best-known southern writer, was William Gilmore Simms, editor during his career of 10 periodicals

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    antagonists in the fiction of Flannery O'Connor." The Southern Literary Journal 20 (1988): 99. Evans, R. (1997, January). A good man is hard to find. Short Fiction: A Critical Companion, Retrieved November 23, 2008, from Literary Reference Center database. Kane, Richard. "Positive deconstruction in the fiction of Flannery O'Connor." The Southern Literary Journal 20 (1987): 45. O’Connor, Flannery. “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Ed. Robert DiYanni

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    “There she stands, to me, a phoenix risen from her own words: calm, slow, funny, courteous, both modest and very sure of herself, intense, sharply penetrating, devout but never pietistic, downright, occasionally fierce, and honest in a way that restore to honor to the word”, this is how Sally Fitzgerald described her dear friend Mary 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

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    The Awakening by Edna LeBlaine

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    Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. 15.2 (Autumn, 1996): 289-307. Web. 22 Mar. 2014. . Margraf, Erik. "Kate Chopin's "The Awakening: as a Naturalistic Novel." American Literary Realism. 37.No. 2 (Winter, 2005): 93-116. Print. . Muirhead, Marion. "Articulation and Artistry: A Conventional Analysis of "The Awakening"." Southern Literary Journal.. 33.No.1 (Fall, 2000): 42-54. Web. 22 Mar. 2014. . Thornton, Lawrence. "The Awakening: A Political Romance." American Literature. 52.1 (Mar. 1980): 50-66

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    Symbolism in A Rose For Emily William Faulkner (1897-1962) was a southern writer; he spent most of his time in Oxford, Mississippi. "A Rose For Emily" was a vehicle for him to write about the South and the old ways of the South. He was a well respected writer. In 1950 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature. faulkner uses symbolism to make his message stronger. Faulkner uses symbolism as a way to repersent the qualities of the character, places and events in his work. Emily came from a well to

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