How can the two stories by Flannery ;Connor “Good Country People.”
& “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” be seen as examples of “local color” or “regional” Southern fiction? To what extent are the stories dependent on their specific Southern settings? To what extent do the stories' characters and themes transcend these settings? Pay close attention to elements of regional fiction such as dialect, authentic speech patterns, regional diction, specific, concrete imagery, and specific, regional settings. Respond in an essay of 750 words.