The Question and Answer section for Flannery O'Connor’s Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think she is trying not to get killed. She flatters him by saying he is not of "common blood". She also tries to convince the Misfit to find Jesus.
O’Connor uses very simple sentence construction as the frame to build her vivid speech and tone. This directly affects the pace of the narrative. She uses standard subject, verb, and modifiers to scaffold her colorful speech. She also...
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