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The King of the Birds Summary and Analysis

Mystery and Manners; Occasional Prose by Flannery O'Connor is a collection of essays and articles written by O'Connor and edited by Sally and Robert Fitzgerald. The essays explore the popular Southern fiction writer in context with preconceived perceptions of the Southern Gothic style of writing. O'Connor also delves into the mystery of Christian writers whose beliefs are almost always in conflict with the popular mores of the day. O'Connor's strong Catholic beliefs guide her work and her view on writing in authentic truth.

As a young girl, Flannery O'Connor first gained notoriety when a photographer from Pathe News in New York came to her Savannah home to film her chicken that could walk both forward and backward. This begins Flannery's collection of chickens which evolves into a passion that even includes making clothes...

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