Analysis Of Flannery O ' Connor Essay

2447 Words Mar 16th, 2016 10 Pages
People express themselves in different ways. When you look at someone’s work, you can get an idea of the type of person they are or the type of life that they live. Especially if their work is written. It is easier to know things about a person if their thoughts are written on a piece of paper. People use diaries to write down their feelings or to describe how their day was. Some people publish what they write and some people do not. People usually write stories that relate to them. They write about things that help show how they think and what they believe in. Flannery O’Connor is known for her novels and short stories. Her work uses grotesque description to describe the characters and the settings. Flannery O’Connor uses grotesque description to express herself. Her grotesque description shows her readers that she did not have an easy life. It shows us that she struggled in her life because her life was not easy. Flannery O 'Connor was a religious person. In her stories, there are allusions to the bible. This helps the readers see how much of a believer she was and what she thinks about the other people, who do not believe. When she writes her stories she shows the readers her thoughts on a person’s “action of grace.” She, herself said, “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” The readers are basically reading her thoughts. They are able to understand O’Connor’s point of view on religion as they read her novel or short story. When O’Connor…

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