Good Country People Questions and Answers
by Flannery O’Connor

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What is a good thesis drawn from O'Conner's "Good Country People"?

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This completely compelling story by O'Connor is filled with possible themes to explore in a literary analysis essay .  It is important to remember that a good essay is making an argumentative claim (thesis) and then writing an essay in which you prove that to be true with evidence from the text.  In order to focus your essay you need to think about which aspects of the story are most compelling to you and then go from there.  Are you drawn to a particular character?  Then ask yourself what that character's thoughts and actions contribute to the overall meaning of the...

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