What are we to think of the younger Lucynell? The counter boy says of her that “she looks like an angel of Gawd.” Is there a possibility that Lucynell is serving as a conduit of grace or do you feel this is ironic?
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Answered by Aslan
The boy at the diner is impressed with Lucynell. It is unclear what O'Connor meant by this line. Is Lucynell a Christ-figure? Is she misunderstood? She has a saintly quality about her that proclaims much more than a mentally challenged woman.