O'Connor, Faith and Nihilism Analytical Essay by cee-cee

O'Connor, Faith and Nihilism
This paper analyzes the faith and belief in Flannery O'Connor's works of fiction.
# 109485 | 1,891 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Religion and Theology (General)


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Description:

The paper explores the nature of belief in O'Connor's fiction, particularly as it pertains to the role of perception in her stories. The paper focuses on three of her short stories; "Good Country People," "A Good Man is Hard to Find," and "Everything That Rises Must Converge."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Charters, Anne, and Samuel Charters, eds. Literature and its Writers: A Compact Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. New York: Bedford/St Martins, 2007.
  • Gordon, Sarah, ed. Flannery O'Connor: In Celebration of Genius. Athens, GA: Hill Street Press, 2000.
  • O'Connor, Flannery. "Everything That Rises Must Converge," n.d. Retrieved Nov. 17, 2007 from http://www.geocities.com/cyber_explorer99/oconnorconverge.html.
  • O'Connor, Flannery. Mystery and Manners. Fitzgerald, Sally and Robert Fitzgerald, eds. London: Faber and Faber, 1972.
  • O'Connor, Flannery. "Good Country People," 1955a. Charters, Anne, and Samuel Charters, eds. Literature and its Writers: A Compact Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. New York: Bedford/St Martins, 2007, pp. 431-445.

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