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Examples of Irony, Grotesque, Gothicism and Dark HumorIronyAnother irony of "Good Country People" comes in the title. Applied by Mrs. Hopewell, thisphrase is used ironically and has several meanings. The phrase unites and identifies Mrs.Hopewell while also distinguishing her from more common people. Additionally, the fact that thephrase exists serves to aid Manley, who takes advantage of the cliched notions attached to thephrase.Another irony to this story of O'Connor's is that the artificial leg Hulga wears is what makes her adistinct individual; yet it is the very thing that undoes her individuality, thus rendering her justanother vulnerable female that Manley Pointer dupesJoy “Hulga” Hopewell is one of the most ironic characters ever created by Flannery O’Connor, anauthor who loved irony of almost every kind.Grotusque. One of the most commonly used examples supporting this claim is in “Good Country People”
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Chemistry, pH, Comedy, Irony, Artificial limb, Prosthesis, good country, Manley Pointer

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