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Flannery O'Connor Writing Styles in Three by Flannery O'Connor: Wise Blood ; the Violent Bear It Away ; Everything That Rises Must Converge

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Point of View

The point of view used in "Three by Flannery O'Connor: Wise Blood; the Violent Bear It Away; Everything That Rises Must Converge" is third person omniscient. The third person point of view works well in this collection due to the diverse nature of the subjects and their characters. The experiences of the characters in these stories may vary widely, particularly in light of the severe depression going on in the country at the time as well as the class and race of the character.

As a result, O'Connor's use of third person omniscient allows the reader to be able to experience all of the story, giving a more detailed and thorough description of people, places and events that would not be accessible through the first person point of view.

This is especially important due to the clash in cultures, social standings, and locations. Good examples can...

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