Flannery O'Connor's Stories Study Guide

Flannery O'Connor's Stories

Flannery O'Connor's Stories by Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor's Stories are an example of modern Southern Gothic literature. These stories are often concerned with the idea of the materialism and pettiness of modern life as opposed to true enlightenment and understanding; religion also plays a role in many of these tales. They explore the world of the changing South, and often delve into the complexities of race relations, depicting the gray areas of ignorance and misunderstanding. Major themes in these stories are death, spiritual epiphanies, and salvation.

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