Essays Tagged: "Southern Gothic"

Title: Truman Capote and In Cold Blood: Pioneer or Playing Writer? This essay details the literary style of Truman Capote's "non-fiction novel" and it's effects on and from society.

rtly, perhaps, to play the stereotypical homosexual, which he was. He was well known for so-called "Southern gothic" stories, such as The Grass Harp, although it can be said that his more famous works ...

(9 pages) 104 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The gothic and the grotesque in Flannery O'Connor's depiction of modernity in her three stories: "A Good Man is Hard to Find", "A View of the Woods" and "Revelation".

e of the finest American modernist writers, Flannery O'Connor was probably the best known author of Southern Gothic stories. Her works fit the scheme of the Southern Gothic literature, which, unlike t ... mily, who sees herself as the voice of tradition and civility. She is a typical respectable elderly Southern lady type - a genteel belle preoccupied with her looks in a rather morbid way ("In case of ...

(6 pages) 149 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flannery O'Conner and the use of grotesque character in "Good country people" and "a good man is hard to find"

at the very least, a character's emotional devastation. People have categorized O'Connor's work as "Southern Gothic" (Walters 30). In Many of her short stories, A Good Man Is Hard To Find for example, ...

(5 pages) 285 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Authorship in Cinema.

Flannery O'Connor's short story collection "A Good Man is Hard to Find" has many elements of a southern gothic work. Images of ancient castles with sliding panels create suspicious themes and set ... s create suspicious themes and settings that lead the readers into the dark and gloomy world of the southern United States. With all of the violence, horror, and dismal surroundings presented in O'Con ...

(10 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Rose for Emily

aders to engage in a deep introspection of ourselves and our society."A Rose for Emily" is called a Southern gothic story, which contains a number of Gothic elements in many different parts of the nov ... thic elements, the author emphasizes the negative aspect of the fallen society, and it is common in Southern Gothic literature to describe the protagonist as an isolated villain. With various Gothic e ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing