A Crude Portrayal of the World
A Crude Portrayal of the World: By Flannery O?Connor
Flannery O?Connor wanted her readers to see that the world was filled with ethical, physical, and emotional violence. These very ideas can been seen in her work, ?A Good Man Is Hard To Find?. One common topic on the piece was the constant use of violence and over rated imagery. O?Connor applied hostility to demonstrate how the destructive impulse brings the horror of man?s grotesque state home to him. (Muller 1460). Her use of the vivid imagery set the moral themes for her work. O?Connor wanted her readers to see the world for what it truly was.
O?Connor used violence to force her readers in confronting the problem of evil. The destructive acts showed a world that had both spiritual and physical warfare. Muller examined that when he stated,?When violence appears in the grotesque, it is used to suggest the lack of any framework or order in the universe; it reinforces the grotesque by working against the ideals of social and moral order to create an alienated perspective.? (1460) In the book, ?A Good Man Is Hard To Find?, the Misfit knew what he was doing and that
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