In Flannery O'Connor's short story titled "Revelation," how is Mrs. Turpin presented?  What seems to be O'Connor's attitude toward this character?

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Mrs. Turpin, the protagonist in Flannery O’Connor’s short story "Revelation," could be said to represent humanity. Neither entirely good—she is racist and judgmental—nor evil (she wants more than anything to be judged a good Christian woman), Mrs. Turpin is the conundrum that permeates much of O’Connor’s work.

Entering the doctor’s office with her clearly put-upon husband, Claud, Mrs. Turpin immediately sizes up the other individuals present. She instantaneously judges the other people in the waiting room, commenting to herself about the flaws she views, such as the acne-ridden skin of a young woman and the “white trash” characteristics of others. In assessing these people, she invariably compares herself and concludes that she is a superior human being, as, when judging the good with bad skin, O’Connor writes, “Mrs. Turpin herself was fat but she had always had good skin, and, though she was forty-seven years old, there was not a wrinkle in her face except around...

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