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'Wise Blood' and the Whole Man
This paper discusses the concept of the whole man as represented in the work "Wise Blood' by Flannery O'Connor.
# 123453 | 1,000 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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An essay on Flannery O'Connor's novel 'Wise Blood' that focuses on explaining how Hazel Motes, the protagonist, is not a "whole" man in O'Connor's view because no man in the South can be "whole" unless represented by the theological.

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"Flannery O'Connor maintains that the whole man in the South is still represented by the theological. O'Connor's novels often feature a character or characters suffering a crisis of faith. In the South of the era evangelical fervor melded with capitalism in ways that forced many to reconsider their faith. Such a man is year-old Hazel Motes a returning WWII veteran and the protagonist of O'Connor's 'Wise Blood'. The grandson of a tent revival preacher Motes returns from war believing the only way to avoid sin is ..."

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