Irony in O’Connor
Flannery O’Connor uses irony in “Good Country People” to give the reader a better sense of
what she is trying to communicate to the reader, and show the meaning of her characters and their
actions. There are several ironies in the story that the reader can see in there first reading, but
there are several that need more attention. The first is Hulga’s mother and people around them.
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person who is cruel to
her, and shows her no compassion.
All of these examples of irony show O’Connor’s cleverness. They also show the different
aspects, which makes the reader think and contemplate deeper into the meaning of O’Connor’s
words. “Good Country People” is just one example of how irony is used by one author, after
someone reads a story like this, one should be more aware of ironies in Literature