Irony In Good Country People

Flannery O’Connor’s short story “Good Country People” is full of irony. The most obvious example of this is the fact that the main character, Hulga, is not actually a good person. Despite her claim to be a “good country person,” she is actually quite judgmental and arrogant. She looks down on the people around her, … Read more

Flannery O’Conner’s ‘The Artificial Nigger’

The essence of prejudice and degradation are represented to a significant extent in O’Conner’s ‘The Artificial Nigger.’ People who just need to feel better about themselves but can only do it by being superior to someone else is repeated over and over. Mr. Head, the grandfather, is an example of one such individual. He is … Read more