Flannery O'Connor's Stories

The Life You Save May Be Your Own

In the short story The Life You Save May Be Your Own. Analyzing the story. In an essay, state whether you think the story is an ironic parody of a romance. (See page 612.) If so, account for these ironic reversals of the typical romance story:
a) the nurturing mother
b) the beautiful, innocent young woman
c) the charming prince who is the rescuer
d) the romance setting in a fairy tale kingdom

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