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In the coming weeks, you will each complete a researched literary analysis essay that will depend onyour ability to read literary criticism and synthesize that with your own interpretations to support anddevelop a clear thesis about meaning in the literature you're reading. This type of writing involves yourown analysis of the literature as well as your understanding of other interpretations in order to join theconversation with scholars who are conversing about the literature. Thus, this bonus discussion is a goodtime to practice those skills, as well as your use of MLA documentation.As part of this unit, you have read an excerpt where Flannery O'Connor herself explains her own intent inwriting and her own meaning for "A Good Man Is Hard to Find." For this discussion, you should also readthe critical essays by Bob Dowell, Michael Clark, and Hallman B. Bryant included in your textbook. Then,join the conversation they are having by writing your own analysis of O'Connor's story and answering thefollowing questions. Include quotes from at least two men to show that you are responding to theiranalyses of O'Connor's story.
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