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Unformatted text preview: (OConnor, 2572) This is different than McCullers and Faulkners stories because they more concentrated on loneliness and privacy. Both Dee and the grandmother always looked presentable. Looks were important to them both. OConnor described the grandmother as wearing white cotton gloves and navy blue straw sailor hat with a bunch of white violets on the brim and a navy blue dress with a small white dot in the print. Her collars and cuffs were white organdy trimmed with lace and the neckline she had pinned a purple spray of cloth violets containing a sachet. (OConnor, 2569) The grandmother felt that that was the way ladies needed to dress. Dee, much like the grandmother, liked to talk and tell stories, even if they were not always true She washed us in a river of make-believe, burned us with a lot of knowledge we didnt necessarily need to know. (Walker, 1598)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2011 for the course ENGL 214 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '11
- A Good Man Is Hard to Find, Short story