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    Reading question on "Good Country People" by Flannery O 'Connor 1) In the Good Country People’s short story, Joy-Hulga is also a college educated person, but the bad is she has a bad view about Christian religious faith. She thinks the Christian religious faith is a fairly common view. The Christian religious faith needs a strong btrust about the concepts like a divine is walking the earth in a human form, rebirth from the dead and virgin birth. People that have an intelligent mind in education will face a difficulty to rational it. 2) Based on her belief, she refuses the name of Joy as unimportant. Then, she takes the name of Hulga because she has lost believe in spiritualism and substitutes it with an intellectualism. Hulga arranges a plan to demonstrate her intelligence to Mrs. Freeman and Mrs. Hopewell…

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    In the story Good Country people, Hulga, the main protagonist of the story, she is angry, has a degree in philosophy, and has a severed leg and heart problem. Her mother, Mrs. Hopewell is a caring mother and feels like Hulgas conditions are blessings. O’Connor brings in a dark/gothic approach to good country people by having Hulga feel isolated and lonely. Hulga is very vulnerable to the open world and she knows it. Hulga believes in the truth of nothing she is basically an atheist, she carries…

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    Samuel Allen Dr.Suderman ENC 1102 5 Mar. 2016 Good People The essay “Good People” by David Foster Wallace, tells the very intimate troubles of a young couple. The story is told by alternating between the first-person point-of-view of Lane A. Dean, Jr., and limited omniscient point-of-view who knows the thoughts and inner feelings of the couple. Both Lane and Sheri are devout Christians who have grown their relationship in the eyes of God, so they take their religion very seriously. The essay…

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    Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, by Banaji and Greenwald, seeks to inform readers about how mindbugs and stereotypes influence people’s behaviors both consciously and unconsciously. The authors discuss multiple well-known scientific studies that were designed to reveal people’s in-group preferences and unconscious biases. By discussing multiple kinds of biases and explaining how they can negatively affect others in many different ways, Banaji and Greenwald open up the discussion…

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    Flannery O’Connor frequently discusses religion and has said in interviews and personal writing that she sees the world in relation to Christ and His redemption (530). In both “Good Country People” and “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, O’Connor explores ideas about Christianity that suggests not only is she a Christian writer but she has struggled with her faith and delved deep into the theological side of this religion. The violence O’Connor uses in her stories helps show why God is needed in our…

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    1. In our class readings, verb tense definitely affected the stories for me. The verb tense of Good People, by David Foster Wallace, seems to change multiple times in the story. To me, a lot of this story felt as if it were told in present tense, but at times past tense was used when talking about events from the past, and there even seemed to be a bit of future tense mixed in. “That she will carry this and have it; she has to. With her gaze clear and steady. That all night last night she…

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    Chapter 1 Summary: Their in a small town and people were taken by soldiers Key quotation: “It belonged to everyone since it no longer belonged to anyone” Questions/Reflections: What is a Yellow Star? Why were Jews told to wear them? Why did the storyteller and his family get to stay and everyone else was taken? Chapter 2 Summary: The story teller and his family were taken into a train with the rest of the people and were brought to the first camp that they stay at. Key quotation:…

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    In this novel a three year old boy dies because of manslaughter. A boy named Brady tried to save the life of ,three year old boy, Ben, but he later dies because of manslaughter from Brady’s best friends. Realistic fiction is a story that could really happen, the elements are elements that the story has to be considered realistic fiction. Red Kayak is an example of realistic fiction because of its believable dialogue,credible events, and true-to-life themes. One reason Red Kayak is…

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    -Summary for Ch. 11-15 (AT LEAST FOUR SENTENCES): Jem had to read to Mrs. Dubose, a very old and ill woman, every day for one month. Calpurnia took Jem and Scout to a church for colored people with her and they learned that Calpurnia talks different there than at their house because of the people she is around. Aunt Alexandra moved in and she is trying to change the way Jem and Scout behave. Dill got a new father but ran away to Scout because he didn’t like him. Atticus left the house to do…

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    1. It’s All Political Summary: Literature tends to be written by people interested in the problems of the world, so most works have a political element in them. These ideas can be seen through individualism, power structures, relations among classes, issues of justice and rights, and interactions between the sexes and among various racial and ethnic constituencies. “That was a source of great sorrow to the leaders of the clan” (Achebe 143). As the whites began to invade Umuofia and make changes…

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