TITLE

Flannery O'Connor's "The Artificial Nigger"

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Robert C.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Literary Contexts in Short Stories: Flannery O'Connor's 'The Art;2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Essay
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
This essay begins by offering a brief overview of the basic plot of Flannery O'Connor's short story "The Artificial Nigger." It then discusses the emphasis on the theme of pride in this story, as well as its use of irony and its stress upon alienation and loneliness. The story is then discussed in terms of a number of relevant contexts, especially including its focus on matters of race and religion.
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84667560

 

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