The Miss Firecracker Contest

What is the author's style in The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley?

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The Miss Firecracker Contest fits into the genre of Southern literature because it is about the Southern United States and is written by a playwright who was reared in the South. The play uses Southern voice and dialect, which Henley accomplishes precisely. In addition, a characteristic of Southern literature that applies to this play is the importance of family: Carnelle lives in her aunt's house and idolizes the two cousins who are important characters in the play.